John E. Fitzgerald Larceny Barrel Proof Batch C920
  • Category Bourbon
  • Country United States
  • Region Kentucky
  • Distillery Heaven Hill
  • Style Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey
  • Alcohol 61.2%
  • Cask number C920
California residents: Click here for Proposition 65 WARNING.
  • apricot
  • bread
  • maple
  • spicy
  • molasses
  • figs
  • toffee
  • hazelnuts
  • nutty

Larceny

John E. Fitzgerald Barrel Proof Batch C920 (0.75l, 61.2%)
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Character Goatson
Larceny Bourbon is on a serious winning streak and this one could be the next top-dram.

Heaven Hill Distillers is unique. They are one of the oldest and largest Bourbon distillers in the world, they have the second largest standing inventory of aging Bourbon, and they have grown to become the seventh largest supplier of Spirits in the US. BUT… they are still family owned. In fact, they are the only family-owned production house left in Kentucky. God bless the Shapira family! The Spirit brands owned and controlled by Heaven Hill include Evan Williams, Elijah Craig, and their namesake Heaven Hill, and many dozens more.

The Barrel Proof releases of John E. Fitzgerald are super-special. So much so that they are date-coded so you know exactly when the barrel was pulled.

Note that this release of John E. Fitzgerald Larceny Barrel Proof shows "Batch C920." That code tells you that it was the third release in September of 2020. Larceny is the core product using Heaven Hill’s wheated Bourbon mash. Each release is a little different, and this one is bottled at 61.2% ABV. Its sister Bourbon released just four months prior was awarded Whisky Of The Year for 2020 by Whisky Advocate — they are THAT good.

Smartass Corner:
Back in the day, John E. Fitzgerald was a federal treasury agent assigned to the Heaven Hill Bourbon rick-houses. At night he would slip in to "sample" the barrels. They named the brand Ol’ Fitzgerald after him — Larceny Bourbon is a tribute to the Whiskey he "protected."
  • Category Bourbon
  • Country United States
  • Region Kentucky
  • Distillery Heaven Hill
  • Style Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey
  • Alcohol 61.2%
  • Cask number C920
California residents: Click here for Proposition 65 WARNING.
Appearance / Color
Iridescent Bronze

Nose / Aroma / Smell
The aroma is deep and warm with notes of fresh-baked dark bread, apricots, maple bars, and baking spices.

Flavor / Taste / Palate
With a splash of water the palate is rich with notes of warm molasses, figs, toffee, and hazelnuts.

Finish
The finish is long and warm.
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  • apricot
  • bread
  • maple
  • spicy
  • molasses
  • figs
  • toffee
  • hazelnuts
  • nutty
Dog Dogson's Smartass corner
Character Dogson
In 1996, more than 90,000 barrels, and one of their production buildings were destroyed in a fire. That's almost 24 million bottles-worth of premium American Whiskey. Rivers of flaming spirit were flowing in and around the distillery.
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 was declared "The Official Spirit of America" by an Act of Congress signed by President Lyndon Johnson in 1964.
Bourbon must be made from a grain mixture that is at least 51% corn.
Heaven Hill is a well respected distillery, even amongst their competitors. After the fire of 1996, the local major distilleries Jim Beam and Brown Forman shared their stills with Heaven Hill while they rebuilt.
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.
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Dog Dogson's Smartass corner
Character Dogson
In 1996, more than 90,000 barrels, and one of their production buildings were destroyed in a fire. That's almost 24 million bottles-worth of premium American Whiskey. Rivers of flaming spirit were flowing in and around the distillery.
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 was declared "The Official Spirit of America" by an Act of Congress signed by President Lyndon Johnson in 1964.
Bourbon must be made from a grain mixture that is at least 51% corn.
Heaven Hill is a well respected distillery, even amongst their competitors. After the fire of 1996, the local major distilleries Jim Beam and Brown Forman shared their stills with Heaven Hill while they rebuilt.
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.
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