Maker's 46 is a lab experiment gone right. "They set out to enhance the iconic Maker's Mark, and succeeded by placing seared oak staves into a small batch bourbon for 90 days,days," says Thomas. "The result is everything you loved about Maker's with more complexity and an extra shot of well-balanced oak notes."
Pappy Van Winkle 20 Year The #1 rated Bourbon Whiskey in the world with a 99 out of 100 rating by the World Spirits Championship. This bourbon is aged 20 years and bottled at 90.4 proof for a wonderfully smooth and rich profile. Pappy Van Winkle was a true character and like its namesake, this bourbon whiskey is full of character – quite a remarkable whiskey.
Aged nine years to fully draw out the natural sugars in its charred white oak barrels. As a result, this exceptional, full-bodied bourbon strikes the senses with a maple sugar aroma, distinctive sweetness and rich, woody, caramel flavor with a long, smooth finish. Great on ice for sipping or mix with ginger ale for a good cocktail.
The Bourbon Family Tree (via GQ): Kentuckians like to tell you that 95 percent of the world's bourbon comes from their state. What they won't tell you is that pretty much every last drop of that bourbon comes from a handful of conglomerate distilleries. Chart excerpted from The Kings County Distillery Guide to Urban Moonshining.
Have you ever wondered "What pairs best with my pulled pork sandwich?" Why should wine get all the attention when it comes to tasting and pairings? New Hampshire Liquor and Wine Outlets have assembled an infographic of the origins, flavor profiles and even pairings for your favorite whiskey, bourbon, rye or the rest of the delicious gang.