Wild Turkey 17 Year Bottled in Bond Bourbon has Arrived! More Rye this year, Less 20 and 23-Year-Old Bourbon than Usual. This bottling will showcase a mashbill of 60% rye, 20% corn, and 20% malted barley, aged over two years and bottled at 97 proof. No specifics regarding release dates or prices have been provided. Woodford Reserve drops a rare bottle in Master’s Collection Old Fine Rare Bourbon. This summer those bourbon lovers will get their wish. A whisky advent calendar is a regular tradition, so this December treat yourself to a special malt everyday up to Christmas Eve 2020. Courage & Conviction Batch #2; FEW Immortal Rye; KO Distilling Distiller’s Reserve Bourbon; Dalwhinnie 30 2020 Special Release Given the current state of the bourbon boom, both price and availability will be major factors in how the new releases will be received by the whiskey community. 1; Virginia Distillery Co. In January 2020, though, the distillery announced they were discontinuing the 90 proof picks, and introducing both barrel strength (estimated to be 130 to 135 proof) and 100 proof options for groups picking a private barrel. I really hope they do not cut back much (if any) on their single barrel program, because I don’t want to miss out on the potential of those barrels. Also, let us not forget, this will be 100 proof and not 120. Whiskey giant MGP has had their own labels on the market for less than three years, but we can almost guarantee you’ve already had a pour Single Barrels from MGP can fetch many times their retail value on the secondary market, but these George Remus barrel picks will run you just $50 when you find them in the wild. Jim Beam Distillery has filed TTB labeling for a brand new 15 Year Knob Creek Small Batch Bourbon. Okay, we peeked, but this new wheated bourbon whiskey could well be one of the hottest bottles in 2020. Van Winkle Bourbon 2020 Annual Release Coming Soon. According to the label, the bourbon will have “. The described flavor profile and mash bill specifics make it sound like it will be an excellent expression. I am going to be open and honest about my opinions regarding the distilleries and my anticipation about the juice itself. Over the course of 2019, there were a whole bunch of new releases and core lineup additions coming out of multiple distilleries. Buffalo Trace’s mash bill #1 (low rye) bottom shelf offering is likely getting a complete labeling and bottling overhaul sometime in 2020. TTB labels were submitted for five different variations, all with different proof points and classifications. With 2019’s bourbon behind us, it’s time to look forward to 2020’s bourbon releases. …..aromas of caramelized oak followed by hints of sweet vanilla and baking spices. If I was a betting man, I am guessing the quality will be a decent step down from the higher aged store picks of the past. Proof: 104.9 (Barrel Proof) Age: 15 Years . You shouldn’t have to wait too long to find it – the bottle has already been spotted on shelves in some states for around $50, and will have a thrice-annual release schedule similar to its cousin Elijah Craig Barrel Proof. Given Old Forester’s track record with making their products available, there is a very good chance that most of us will be able to find these new single barrel offerings. Classification: Straight Bourbon. Also, how much different will a 90 proof small batch whiskey be from an 86 proof “Top Floor” bottle? The nose on this edition has notes of caramel, brown sugar, oak, and hints of spices. Either way, when it comes to Weller, we can’t wait to find out. Groups can choose between two mash bills, and most excitingly, see behind the scenes at the biggest bourbon distillery you’re not allowed to tour. Stock up while you can – the distillery doesn’t have another Cellar Collection release on the calendar at the moment. Some of the older (12-15 year) single barrel reserve store picks I have tried have been some of the most flavorful and rich bourbons I have had. By then the bourbon world will have turned its gaze towards the imminent release of this year’s Pappy lineup. (You can unsubscribe anytime). Delicious dried fruit and cinnamon notes dominate the distillery’s oldest release yet, aged 10 years before being finished for 10 months in tawny port barrels and bottled at 111.6 proof. It is logical that those olders barrels will now be reserved for the 12 and 15 year bottlings instead. Local bourbon drinkers have something to “cheers” about this week — the release of Silent Brigade Distillery’s Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey on Friday. Distillery: Undisclosed Distilleries in Indiana, Kentucky & Tennessee. Guess what, there is already a single barrel Weller out there in the form of Old Weller Antique store picks. George Dickel Bottled in Bond and Woodford Reserve Chocolate Malted Rye were a few disappointing highlights from 2019 given my personal flavor profile preferences. The beauty of the 2020 release lies in the balance and barrel character, which remains noticeable in each version. Company overview. View the article. For this limited-selection and one-time-only product, Master Distiller Chris Morris and Assistant Master Distiller Elizabeth McCall used very rare barrels of Woodford Reserve to debut a new, …