New Spirit Releases - August 25, 2023

Check out the latest releases hitting shelves soon. Photo Credit: Old Forester
Aug 25, 2023
  • 14
    This limited-edition bourbon marks the seventh annual offering in the distillery’s Remus Repeal Reserve Bourbon line. Series VII is comprised of barrels aged between 9-16 years including: 6% 2007 Bourbon (21% Rye), 26% 2013 Bourbon (21% Rye), 26% 2013 Bourbon (36% Rye), 21% 2014 Bourbon (21% Rye) and 21% 2014 Bourbon (36% Rye). Available in limited quantities beginning September 2023. (SRP $99.99)
  • 13
    This second Sourdough release from Westward Whiskey was made in collaboration with baker Ken Forkish. For the release, Forkish introduced his French sourdough Levain instead of pale ale yeast. Available exclusively for Whiskey Club member beginning August 2023. (SRP $99.95)
  • 12
    In partnership with rum connoisseur Luca Gargano, the Hearts Collection was created to showcase the depth and flavor in advanced aged rum. This vintage release is comprised of a single proprietary marque distilled in a Forsyth Pot Still and aged for 20 years. This expression comes from 20 barrels. SRP $220
  • 11
    In partnership with rum connoisseur Luca Gargano, the Hearts Collection was created to showcase the depth and flavor in advanced aged rum. This vintage release is comprised of a single proprietary marque distilled in a Forsyth Pot Still and aged for 29 years. This expression comes from 13 barrels. SRP $300
  • 10
    Celtic Honey, formerly a liqueur, has updated its formulation and ABV and is now considered to be a flavored whiskey. Beekeeper's Blend is made in Northern Ireland with all-natural Irish honey. Available August 2023. (SRP $24.99)
  • 9
    Trifecta is named for being the company’s first three-age Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey. This small-batch whiskey is comprised of a six-year-old whiskey and two whiskeys which were aged near the top of their respective rick houses (ages 9 and 8 years). The respective mash bills are: 9-year-old: 78% yellow corn, 10% rye, 12% malted barley; 8-year-old: 75% yellow corn, 21% rye, 4% malted barley; 6-year-old: 78% yellow corn, 12% rye, 10% malted barley. Available August 2023. (SRP $179.99)
  • 8
    This release is the 17th edition of the Parker's Heritage Collection. It's a Kentucky straight rye whiskey that was aged for 10 years in five different rickhouses and floors. The mash bill is comprised of Heaven Hill’s traditional rye mash: 51% rye, 35% corn and 14% malted barley, and is bottled at cask strength. Available mid to late September 2023. (SRP $185)
  • 7
    This bottling of Garrison Brothers Cowboy Bourbon marks the 9th edition for the brand. Master Distiller Donnis Todd selected barrels aged 6 years or more from his "piggy bank" for this release. The first 1,000 bottles will be claimed by devoted fans at the distillery, while the remaining 8,600 bottles will be available across the country by the first week of October 2023. SRP $249.99
  • 6
    This Brazilian cachaça is named for a song by the Novo Fogo's co-owners, musical duo SOFI TUKKER, called “Drinkee.” Made from a base of Novo Fogo’s silver cachaça, Drinkee is infused with passion fruit, orange peel, vanilla, cane sugar, and oak flavors from the barrels. Announced August 2023. (SRP $31.99)
  • 5
    Released by Adelphi Distillery Ltd (parent company of Ardnamurchan Distillery) and import partner ImpEx Beverages, Maclean's Nose is the newest addition to the distillery's range. This unchill-filtered whisky is made from a blend containing 70% malt and ex-sherry aged whisky. The first batch of 25,000 bottles is available worldwide now, 3,384 of which were shipped to the US. (SRP $35)
  • 4
    In Retrospect marks the seventh release in the Little Book Whiskey series, created by Eighth Generation Master Distiller Freddie Noe. This release is comprised of the following: 18-year-old Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey, 17-year-old Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey, 10-year-old Kentucky Straight Rye Whiskey, 9-year-old Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey, 5-year-old Straight Malt Whiskey finished in Applewood Smoked barrels, 4-year-old Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey and a 4-year-old Kentucky Straight Rye Whiskey. Available in limited quantities nationwide as of August 2023. (SRP $149.99)
  • 3
    Master Distiller Dan McKee and Master of Maturation Andrea Wilson select fully matured barrels of the brand's US*1 Rye. Then each was transferred for finishing into a second barrel, made of special wood that was naturally air-dried and seasoned outdoors for 24 months and toasted, but not charred. The average barrel proof for these bottles is 108.9 (54.45% ABV) but will vary. Launching September 2023 in limited quantities. (SRP $120)
  • 2
    Four Roses 135th Anniversary Limited Edition Small Batch Bourbon marks the 135th anniversary for the brand which launched in 1888. Crafted by master distiller Brent Elliott, the Kentucky straight bourbon is made from bourbons aged 12-25 years with varying mash bills and yeast recipes including: a 12-year-old and a 16-year-old OESV recipe; a 14- year-old OESK recipe; and a 25-year-old OBSV recipe. Launching September 15, 2023. (SRP $199.99)
  • 1
    Old Forester Birthday Bourbon is an annual, vintage-dated, one-of-a-kind bourbon. It comes together from barrels selected from one specific day of production and released to celebrate the birthday of Old Forester founder George Garvin Brown on September 2. For the 2023 release, the brand is holding an online lottery on its website from August 24-30th for the opportunity to purchase a bottle. Winners will have to pick up the bottle at the Louisville distillery. (SRP $149.99)