Breckenridge Bourbon Whiskey
  • Category Bourbon
  • Country United States
  • Region Colorado
  • Distillery Breckenridge
  • Age NAS
  • Style Bourbon Whiskey
  • Alcohol 43%
California residents: Click here for Proposition 65 WARNING.
  • honey
  • banana
  • toasted
  • roasted
  • bread
  • dark cherry
  • vanilla
  • spicy notes
  • slightly sweet

Breckenridge

Bourbon Whiskey (0.75l, 43%)
Price $42.99

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Character Goatson
A high-rye Bourbon from The World’s Highest Distillery.
 
Based high in Rocky Mountains of Colorado at an altitude of 9600 feet, Breckenridge Distillery calls themselves "The World’s Highest Distillery." And yes, we are pretty sure that the irony is intended. If you took a hard look at their impressive range of product offerings and more than 2 dozen awards — including winning "Distillery of the Year"… twice — you might think that they have been around a long time. But Bryan Nolt founded the place in 2007. That makes their achievements even more impressive. 
 
One of their signature products — and arguably one of their best sellers — is Breckenridge Bourbon. The first thing that a Bourbon fan might notice is that this is a blend… but don’t let that throw you. They mash and distill a lot of Bourbon in house and blend it with other high-rye, straight Bourbons from Tennessee, Indiana, and Kentucky.

They are pursuing flavor, and they get it for sure in this deeply hued dram with a luscious mouth-feel. What's the secret of the superior texture? According to Bryan, it's all about the pure, mineralized, snow-melt water that they have in abundance and use for distillation and proofing.
  • Category Bourbon
  • Country United States
  • Region Colorado
  • Distillery Breckenridge
  • Age NAS
  • Style Bourbon Whiskey
  • Alcohol 43%
California residents: Click here for Proposition 65 WARNING.
Appearance / Color
Dark cherry wood
 
Nose / Aroma / Smell
Firm banana, molasses, white pepper and roasted pecans.
 
Flavor / Taste / Palate 
Warm honey, toasted dark bread, vanilla with notes of oak.  
 
Finish 
Spicy-sweet with vanilla lingering.

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  • honey
  • banana
  • toasted
  • roasted
  • bread
  • dark cherry
  • vanilla
  • spicy notes
  • slightly sweet
Dog Dogson's Smartass corner
Character Dogson
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.
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.
Bourbon matures quicker than Scotch due to higher temperatures in American warehouses.
To start the distillery, Bryan cashed out his savings, his kid’s college fund, and sold his house. That’s commitment, right? But it’s all worked out just fine.
Bourbon Is a ''new barrel Spirit'': One of the legal requirements for Bourbon is that it only be aged in brand new oak charred barrels.
"Remember that iconic poster from World War II showing Rosie the Riveter as a patriotic American woman doing her part for the war effort? Well, hundreds of businesses did their part too, and the Bourbon distillers stepped right up with ‘em.

Distilleries all over Kentucky and Tennessee were re-tooled to distill fuel alcohol and ferment penicillin cultures to treat wounded soldiers."
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Dog Dogson's Smartass corner
Character Dogson
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.
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.
Bourbon matures quicker than Scotch due to higher temperatures in American warehouses.
To start the distillery, Bryan cashed out his savings, his kid’s college fund, and sold his house. That’s commitment, right? But it’s all worked out just fine.
Bourbon Is a ''new barrel Spirit'': One of the legal requirements for Bourbon is that it only be aged in brand new oak charred barrels.
"Remember that iconic poster from World War II showing Rosie the Riveter as a patriotic American woman doing her part for the war effort? Well, hundreds of businesses did their part too, and the Bourbon distillers stepped right up with ‘em.

Distilleries all over Kentucky and Tennessee were re-tooled to distill fuel alcohol and ferment penicillin cultures to treat wounded soldiers."
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