Four Roses 130th Anniversary Small Batch 2018 Limited Edition
  • Category Bourbon
  • Country United States
  • Region Kentucky
  • Distillery Four Roses
  • Age 10 Year Old
  • Style Straight Bourbon Whiskey
  • Alcohol 54.2%
California residents: Click here for Proposition 65 WARNING.
  • vanilla
  • oak
  • caramel
  • apricot
  • raspberry
  • berries
  • mint
  • cinnamon
  • apple

Four Roses

130th Anniversary Small Batch 2018 Limited Edition (0.7l, 54.2%)
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Character Goatson
Rhapsodic and sophisticated Bourbon.
 
The origin of the name “Four Roses” is a bit muddy – the most popular story says the distillery was founded by a druggist Rufus M. Rose, and that the four roses are his immediate family. What we do know for sure is that the company was established in 1888, that they produce incredibly good Bourbon, and their Master Distiller is Brent Elliott. They're also known for using a library of two mash bills and five different yeast strains to create wildly different expressions.
 
For their 130th anniversary, they used their standard Small Batch formula of blending older Bourbons released at cask strength. They used the 10-year-old OBSV, the 13-year-old OBSF, the 14-year-old OESV, and OESK that's 16 years old. Mr. Elliot said he focused on building around the fruitiness of the selected strains, creating a balanced and complex Bourbon. Four Roses Limited Edition Small Batch is famous for its sophisticated profile, and the jubilee version proves once again Four Roses have the blending game figured out to the t.
  • Category Bourbon
  • Country United States
  • Region Kentucky
  • Distillery Four Roses
  • Age 10 Year Old
  • Style Straight Bourbon Whiskey
  • Alcohol 54.2%
California residents: Click here for Proposition 65 WARNING.
Appearance / Color
Depp amber
 
Nose / Aroma / Smell
Vanilla-forward nose with notes of raspberries, crème brûlée, berries, oak and salted caramel.
 
Flavor / Taste / Palate
Lush palate opens with flavors of apricot, followed by notes of mint, oak, apple and allspice.
 
Finish
Very long finish with a touch of vanilla, warm oak and cinnamon.
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  • vanilla
  • oak
  • caramel
  • apricot
  • raspberry
  • berries
  • mint
  • cinnamon
  • apple
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.
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 must be made from a grain mixture that is at least 51% corn.
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.
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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.
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 must be made from a grain mixture that is at least 51% corn.
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.
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