Woodford Reserve Batch Proof Bourbon 2021 Release
  • Category Bourbon
  • Country United States
  • Region Kentucky
  • Distillery Woodford Reserve
  • Style Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey
  • Alcohol 64.15%
California residents: Click here for Proposition 65 WARNING.
  • cranberry
  • raisin
  • spicy
  • woody
  • clove
  • leather
  • brown sugar
  • oak
  • malty

Woodford Reserve

Batch Proof Bourbon 2021 Release (0.7l, 64.15%)

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Straight Kentucky Bourbon in its purest form.

Woodford Reserve Distillery
is just one of those historic sites that has had its destiny written in the stars. Not to be cheesy, but fine Bourbon was first made at the Kentucky distillery in 1812! With a history like that, you probably won't be making Beer there. Today, one of the oldest and smallest Bourbon distilleries in Kentucky gets with the times – they craft their own barrels, they even have their own cooperage, plus they care about the environment as more than 98% of waste material gets recycled while 10 acres of land are dedicated to native grass restoration!

Every year, the wizards at Woodford Reserve a.k.a. Master Distillers Chris Morris and Elizabeth McCall release a limited-edition batch proof expression. In 2021, the dram was bottled in a new design at 128.3 proof. Wowza! The mash bill and process are the same as for their Woodford Reserve Kentucky Straight Bourbon, which essentially means you get to experience their flagship offering at its purest form. At such high proof, the depth of that signature Woodford flavor is, well, just beyond. Expect a palate with rich raisin and brown sugar notes galore but it never gets to be too much as it's immediately balanced by spicy leather, rich oak, and cedar wood notes. We believe everyone should experience Bourbon in its purest form at least once and this expression is IT.

  • Category Bourbon
  • Country United States
  • Region Kentucky
  • Distillery Woodford Reserve
  • Style Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey
  • Alcohol 64.15%
California residents: Click here for Proposition 65 WARNING.

Appearance / Color
Rich chestnut

Nose / Aroma / Smell
Dried cranbery and raisin fruit greet you before giving way to spicy sandalwood, clove and aged leather.

Flavor / Taste / Palate
Packed with rich raisin and brown sugar notes. Balanced by spicy leather and rich oak, almond and cedar wood notes.

Finish
Long with notes of raisin fruit and malty sweetness.

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  • cranberry
  • raisin
  • spicy
  • woody
  • clove
  • leather
  • brown sugar
  • oak
  • malty
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Character Dogson
The Woodford Distillery is the oldest distillery in Kentucky still operating today, but not necessarily continuously. It closed during prohibition while a few other managed to get permission to remain open for “medicinal production."
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.
Bourbon matures quicker than Scotch due to higher temperatures in American warehouses.
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.
Bourbons have very prominent notes of vanilla, as American White Oak is naturally high in vanillins.
Woodford is the “Official Bourbon” and its sister brand Old Forrester, is the part of the “Official Mint Julip Cocktail,” during the famous Kentucky Derby horse race at Churchill Downs racetrack.
Dog Dogson's Smartass corner
Character Dogson
The Woodford Distillery is the oldest distillery in Kentucky still operating today, but not necessarily continuously. It closed during prohibition while a few other managed to get permission to remain open for “medicinal production."
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.
Bourbon matures quicker than Scotch due to higher temperatures in American warehouses.
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.
Bourbons have very prominent notes of vanilla, as American White Oak is naturally high in vanillins.
Woodford is the “Official Bourbon” and its sister brand Old Forrester, is the part of the “Official Mint Julip Cocktail,” during the famous Kentucky Derby horse race at Churchill Downs racetrack.
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