Pinhook Bourbon War 4 Year Old

Pinhook Bourbon War 4 Year Old

(0.75l, 49%)


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$49.99
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A rich a lively Bourbon with a perfect pedigree at 49% ABV.

The story of Pinhook Whiskey starts in 2014 with its first release. You see, each fall the folks in the newly restored Castle & Key Distillery in Frankfort, Kentucky, create a single batch of Bourbon and a single batch of Rye. Each release is named after a thoroughbred racehorse coming up in the Bourbon Lane Stables — the horse’s stats are even printed on the labels. So each issuance is a bit different, just like each racehorse is different. It’s a great story and they sell out every year.

Let’s start with the horse… his name is actually “Bourbon War.” That’s perfect, right? He was foaled (born) on February 23, 2016, he is sixteen hands tall, and he is showing a lot of promise with two wins and one place in seven starts. He ran in both the Preakness and Belmont Stakes this year. The Pinhook Bourbon named after him is four years old with a mash bill of 75% corn, 20.5% rye, and 4.5% malted barley. It’s then proofed to 49% ABV — which is a very promising number indeed. And the profile comes strong down the stretch with notes of figs, butterscotch, and ripe tropical fruits. Both horse and Bourbon are winners.
  • Category
  • Style
    Straight Bourbon Whiskey
  • Region
    Kentucky
  • Country
    United States
  • Alcohol
    49%
  • Distillery
    Castle & Key Distillery
  • Age

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peanut
chocolate
butterscotch
figs
spicy
woody
cedarwood
fruit
ginger
What does Pinhook Bourbon War 4 Year Old taste like?

The Flavor Spiral™ shows the most common flavors that you'll taste in Pinhook Bourbon War 4 Year Old and gives you a chance to have a taste of it before actually tasting it.

We invented Flavor Spiral™ here at Flaviar to get all your senses involved in tasting drinks and, frankly, because we think that classic tasting notes are boring.
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Straight Bourbon must be matured for at least 2 years. If a bottle does not bear an age it is at least 4 years old.

Tasting Notes

Appearance / Color
Warm Copper

Nose / Aroma / Smell
The aroma is lively and memorable with notes of cedar wood, ripe tropical fruits, and butterscotch.

Flavor / Taste / Palate
The palate is rich with notes of chocolate-covered peanuts, baking spices, black figs

Finish
The finish is medium-length, warm, and spicy.
Ratings & Reviews
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Easy to drink. Smooth. Fruity. Wonderful summer drink.
 
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