David Nicholson 1843 Bourbon Whiskey
  • Category Bourbon
  • Country United States
  • Region Kentucky
  • Distillery Lux Row Distillers
  • Style Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey
  • Alcohol 50%
California residents: Click here for Proposition 65 WARNING.
  • honey
  • butter
  • vanilla
  • oak
  • spicy
  • smoky
  • woody
  • slightly sweet
  • zesty

David Nicholson

1843 Bourbon Whiskey (0.7l, 50%)
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A smooth sipper, based on the famed, pre-Prohibition "43" recipe.

Long before certain folks believed the Prohibition would be a great idea, a grocer by the name of David Nicholson began distilling his original famed "43" Bourbon recipe in the private backroom of his St. Louis general store on North 6th Street. This was in 1843 and while his original recipe is no longer produced in that same backroom, his legacy was passed down for generations, starting with his son. Today, it lives on at Lux Row Distillers in Bardstown, Kentucky, the birthplace of Bourbon, and while the generations may have changed, the bloodline remained the same. Bet he couldn’t have predicted all of this when he’d spend all that time in his backroom.

1843 Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey follows the very same recipe David Nicholson used in his back room almost two centuries ago. Still possessing the same outstanding character and quality, this damn fine Bourbon is bottled at 100 proof and aged in new charred oak barrels. Featuring a wheated mashbill, it is an exceptionally smooth sipper with woody and smoky tones, exactly how we like ‘em. You’ll love it on its own with just a cube or two or to elevate your Old Fashioned and Whiskey Sour. 
  • Category Bourbon
  • Country United States
  • Region Kentucky
  • Distillery Lux Row Distillers
  • Style Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey
  • Alcohol 50%
California residents: Click here for Proposition 65 WARNING.
Appearance / Color
Caramel

Nose / Aroma / Smell
Rich notes of honey and butter. Subtle hints of vanilla and oak.

Flavor / Taste / Palate
Spicy oak with smoky and woody tones.

Finish
Long, warm. A touch of spice.
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  • honey
  • butter
  • vanilla
  • oak
  • spicy
  • smoky
  • woody
  • slightly sweet
  • zesty
Dog Dogson's Smartass corner
Character Dogson
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."
Bourbons have very prominent notes of vanilla, as American White Oak is naturally high in vanillins.
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.
Bourbons are very high in vanilla, as American White Oak is naturally high in vanillins.
Bourbon matures quicker than Scotch due to higher temperatures in American warehouses.
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Dog Dogson's Smartass corner
Character Dogson
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."
Bourbons have very prominent notes of vanilla, as American White Oak is naturally high in vanillins.
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.
Bourbons are very high in vanilla, as American White Oak is naturally high in vanillins.
Bourbon matures quicker than Scotch due to higher temperatures in American warehouses.
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