Saturday Tasting in the Cellars

Let’s explore some limited release bourbons and their unique characteristics. These rare gems are often sought after by whiskey enthusiasts for their exceptional craftsmanship and distinct profiles. Here are a what we will be enjoying on Saturday @ the Table:

1. Cream of Kentucky 7.5 Year Bottled-in-Bond Rye Whiskey. This latest edition from Jim Rutledge is a blend of 16 barrels selected from 7.5 – 8 year and released as a single barrel. The Ryman rye is estate grown, and the whiskey is distilled, aged, and bottled by Kentucky Artisan Distillery in Crestwood, Kentucky. Simply amazing whiskey.

  • Proof: 100
  • Age Statement: 7.5 Years on the label
  • Tasting Notes: The Nose is rye spice, caramel, nuts, oak, and slight hint of vanilla. The Palate typical rye flavors with subtle brown sugar, oranges, and hint of plumps… with further sips earth, oak, and leather with a hint of mint on the finish. Long finish with great viscosity. 
  • Retail Price $105

2. Kentucky Owl Maighstir Edition. This is the latest Kentucky Owl release and is a collaboration of the new Master Blender Maureen Robinson and John Rhea the retiring Master Blender… This is one whiskey not to be missed.

  • Proof: 100
  • Awarded: 96 points from the Tasting Panel magazine.
  • Tasting Notes: Sweet sense of small grains particularly malted barley, with hints of caramel. Smelling it will make you think you are in Scotch Whisky warehouse. The palate warm spicy sweetness from the rye that you would expect from a great bourbon, but the combination and soft tones from wheat and barley give a pleasant calming warmness. As it melt the essence of orange and grapefruit linger. In the throat soft caramel/vanilla reappears and trails off to a long soft finish.
  • Retail Price $160

3. Penelope Barrel Strength Private Select Single Barrel at 115.8 proof… This is a single barrel offering with only a few available. This is a four-grain whiskey which includes wheat in the normal mashbill. The amazing balance of caramel, nut, spice, and long finish is one not to miss.

  • Proof: 115.8
  • Age Statement: 9 years old
  • Tasting Notes: Rich and robust, with layers of vanilla, toasted oak, and a touch of dark fruit. The double oak aging process adds complexity and depth.
  • Retail Price $135

4. Indigo’s Hour from Orphan Barrel 18 Year Straight Bourbon Whiskey. Aged 18 years in Indiana, Kentucky, and Tennessee. Rich notes of vanilla, toasted oak, and baking spices. Smooth caramel, honey and a velvety finish… It is a taste of history.

  • Proof: 90
  • Age Statement: 18 Years
  • Tasting Notes: Greets your nose with creamy vanilla, toasted oak, baking spices, and red fruit. The taste is a journey that continues with caramel, honey, rich vanilla, and spice. The finish gives way to a touch of oak with a velvety finish.
  • Retail Price $275

Remember, limited release bourbons are like fleeting moments—savor them while you can!

In the Cellars our goal is to bring unique spirits to you the consumer to try in a setting where we can openly discuss and elevate the spirits of these exquisite Limited Release Whiskey Collection, featuring blends that are sure to tantalize your taste buds. Join us in the Cellars Saturday, April 27th at 2pm.

Can’t make it? Come in and do a flight. There isn’t much available so when it is gone, it is gone!