Dark Horse Reserve Bourbon
Dark Horse Distillery // Kansas, USA
Dark Horse Distillery is based in Lenexa, KS (outside of Kansas City), opened in 2010. Their whiskeys are produced in a 500-gallon copper hybrid still they lovingly nicknamed “Chester Copperpot.” It uses a traditional sour mash recipe, and is “gently” distilled in small batches. 80% corn, 20% rye.
age18 - 20 months
BourbonProduced anywhere in USA; Mash bill of at least 51% corn; aged in new, charred oak containers.
Cask Typenew, char #3 Missouri oak, 30 gallon
"Cereal aromas on the nose, smells a bit like Russian black bread, dried fruits. Pleasant sweet corn, maple, clove and allspice flavors on the palate. Ends a bit hot, with some astringency."