The nose on this wheated bourbon is strong with cinnamon, hard candy, oak, and vanilla. Sweet toffee, brown sugar, and caramel notes burst through onto the palate. The finish is short with hints of a spicy heat. All time favorite budget bourbon, and it's the wife's favorite everyday whiskey too. Also makes a decent Summer time Old Fashion. A glorious find for $16.00 to $22.00 USD.
Embedded in the rolling Appalachian hills of Greenbrier County, West Virginia, Smooth Ambler Spirits is a testament to the hard-work and craftsmanship of TAG Galyean and John Little.Smooth Ambler Contradiction | @Caskers
Old Rip Van Winkle: I have a bottle of this label's 10 yr. specially produced for the 101st ABN/AASLT Div. that I got when I returned from Iraq. It was my intro. to bourbon & not too bad! Nice round flavor, a hint of sweet from the wheat: good in cocktails or ginger ale, but a bit too sharp for sipping straight (IMO).
Barton 1792 Distillery - 300 Barton Road, Bardstown, KY 40004 1-866-239-4690. 9 a.m.- 4:30 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays. They offer 3 different tours. All tours are complimentary. If we don't have time for a tour you can just do a tasting.
Rye whiskey and rye influenced bourbons are fantastic drinks, but some prefer a sweeter taste when it comes to whiskey. 1792 Sweet Wheat Bourbon replaces the often used rye grain in their bourbon mashbill with wheat, giving it a softer,...