Barrell Dovetail Whiskey
*please note that the ABV of this bottle may vary California residents: Click here for Proposition 65 WARNING.
  • spicy
  • molasses
  • dark fruit
  • raisin
  • oak
  • brown sugar
  • anise
  • cherry
  • black pepper

Barrell Craft Spirits

Barrell Dovetail Whiskey (0.75l, 61.45%*) *please note that the ABV of this bottle may vary
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Character Goatson
A wonderful blending experiment gone absolutely right.

Barrel Craft Spirits, a resident of Louisville, KY, has their eyes trained on unique and matured, cask-strength Whiskey and Rum. They source only the finest expressions of the two Spirits and carefully blend them into new untold stories. What they do is explore various methods of distilling, search for different types of barrels and maturing environments. Every batch is unique, unmistakable and limited. The independent blender and bottler has been winning awards left and right, from Whisky Advocate to San Francisco World Spirits Competition.

Their Whiskey-Rum specialization comes to life in Barrell Dovetail, a helluva blend of two Whiskeys: a 10YO Whiskey distilled in Indiana and finished in Dunn Vineyards Cabernet casks; and a 11YO Bourbon made in Tennessee with a double finish in black strap Rum barrels and LBV Port Pipes. It's obviously a flamboyant blend - and strong, too! It comes at 122.9 proof cask-strength with a rich and smooth flavor profile. It's an imaginative experiment gone absolutely right, giving us one of the most impressive and unique blend at the moment.
*please note that the ABV of this bottle may vary California residents: Click here for Proposition 65 WARNING.
Appearance / Color
Dark gold

Nose / Aroma / Smell
Sweet aromas of molasses and raisins with a hint of anise, and a touch of heat.

Flavor / Taste / Palate
Molasses translate beautifully to the palate, accompanied by notes of cane sugar, dark cherries and a hint of barrel char.

Finish
Peppery spice and heat are followed by dark fruit. Long and warming finish with a lovely aftertaste.
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  • spicy
  • molasses
  • dark fruit
  • raisin
  • oak
  • brown sugar
  • anise
  • cherry
  • black pepper
Dog Dogson's Smartass corner
Character Dogson
Sure, Kentucky gets all the press when it comes to Bourbon. And with good reason—nearly 95% of it is produced there. But Bourbon can be made anywhere as long as it's within the United States. Just ask states with budding distilleries like Illinois and New York.
At any given time, there are more barrels of Bourbon in Kentucky than there are people. The population of the Bluegrass State is about 4.4 million. Today there are more than 5 million barrels of Bourbon sitting in the rick-houses of that Old Kentucky Home. That’s nearly 300 bottles of Bourbon per person, or about 60 gallons each.
Bourbon only needs to be placed in a new oak container for a few seconds to be called Bourbon. Fresh from the still and unaged Bourbon is called a White Dog. Recently, many of the larger distillers have started packaging this harsh, clear grain spirit for sale.
Bourbons are very high in vanilla, as American White Oak is naturally high in vanillins.
Bourbon was declared "The Official Spirit of America" by an Act of Congress signed by President Lyndon Johnson in 1964.
Whisky or Whiskey? The spelling differs geographically. In Scotland, Japan, and some other parts of the world, distilleries usually spell it Whisky; in Ireland and the USA, they spell it Whiskey.
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Dog Dogson's Smartass corner
Character Dogson
Sure, Kentucky gets all the press when it comes to Bourbon. And with good reason—nearly 95% of it is produced there. But Bourbon can be made anywhere as long as it's within the United States. Just ask states with budding distilleries like Illinois and New York.
At any given time, there are more barrels of Bourbon in Kentucky than there are people. The population of the Bluegrass State is about 4.4 million. Today there are more than 5 million barrels of Bourbon sitting in the rick-houses of that Old Kentucky Home. That’s nearly 300 bottles of Bourbon per person, or about 60 gallons each.
Bourbon only needs to be placed in a new oak container for a few seconds to be called Bourbon. Fresh from the still and unaged Bourbon is called a White Dog. Recently, many of the larger distillers have started packaging this harsh, clear grain spirit for sale.
Bourbons are very high in vanilla, as American White Oak is naturally high in vanillins.
Bourbon was declared "The Official Spirit of America" by an Act of Congress signed by President Lyndon Johnson in 1964.
Whisky or Whiskey? The spelling differs geographically. In Scotland, Japan, and some other parts of the world, distilleries usually spell it Whisky; in Ireland and the USA, they spell it Whiskey.
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