Filibuster Dual Cask Straight Bourbon Whiskey
  • Category Bourbon
  • Country United States
  • Distillery Filibuster
  • Style Straight Bourbon Whiskey
  • Maturation American oak casks, French oak casks
  • Alcohol 45%
California residents: Click here for Proposition 65 WARNING.
  • spicy
  • vanilla
  • black cherry
  • cocoa
  • malted barley
  • plums
  • tobacco
  • dry
  • caramel

Filibuster

Dual Cask Straight Bourbon Whiskey (0.75l, 45%)
Price $49.99

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It’s time to stop talking and start drinking.

Fillibuster Distillery started cranking out Whiskey in 2013 from their facility in Maurerville, Virginia — a small town in Shenandoah County. When we say "small town," we mean it. This hamlet about 90 miles West of Washington DC has a population of 770 souls. The company actually gets it’s name for the parliamentary maneuver of blocking a piece of legislation by talking so long that you run out the clock. Founder Sid Dilawri says, "Filibuster Whiskey is so good that you won’t stop talking about it." It gets "so good" via a process of craftsmanship and double cask aging — starting with traditional virgin oak casks and finishing in various imported Wine barrels.

The Filibuster Bourbon ages in those new casks for a between four and six years — as all Bourbons must. Finishing is between sixty and ninety days in French oak; red and white Wine barrels. And this tasty little Bourbon has some spice too with a mash bill that’s 75% corn, 21% rye, and 4% malted barley. Wine Enthusiast Magazine rated it 92 points, which is a solid win in this category. So talking about Filibuster Bourbon is fine, but drinking it will tell you everything you need to know.

Smartass Corner: 
A filibuster maneuver is a parliamentary procedure where debate over the proposed legislation is extended so much it actually allows "to talk the proposed bill to death!"

  • Category Bourbon
  • Country United States
  • Distillery Filibuster
  • Style Straight Bourbon Whiskey
  • Maturation American oak casks, French oak casks
  • Alcohol 45%
California residents: Click here for Proposition 65 WARNING.
Appearance / Color
Dark Amber

Nose / Aroma / Smell
Black cherry, plums, and vanilla caramels.

Flavor / Taste / Palate
Cocoa powder and more vanilla caramels with warm tobacco leaves and a burst of spice.

Finish
Smooth and a bit dry.
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  • spicy
  • vanilla
  • black cherry
  • cocoa
  • malted barley
  • plums
  • tobacco
  • dry
  • caramel
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.
Bourbon matures quicker than Scotch due to higher temperatures in American warehouses.
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.
Straight Bourbon must be matured for at least 2 years. If a bottle has no age statement, it’s at least 4 years old.
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.
Bourbon was declared "The Official Spirit of America" by an Act of Congress signed by President Lyndon Johnson in 1964.
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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.
Bourbon matures quicker than Scotch due to higher temperatures in American warehouses.
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.
Straight Bourbon must be matured for at least 2 years. If a bottle has no age statement, it’s at least 4 years old.
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.
Bourbon was declared "The Official Spirit of America" by an Act of Congress signed by President Lyndon Johnson in 1964.
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