Dark Horse Reserve Bourbon

Bourbon

Dark Horse Distillery // Kansas, USA

  • Cost

  • Distiller Score

    74
  • Avg. Rating

    3.13
    3 out of 5 stars
    ( 38 )

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.

  • age
    18 - 20 months
  • abv
    44.5
  • Bourbon
    Produced anywhere in USA; Mash bill of at least 51% corn; aged in new, charred oak barrels.
  • Cask Type
    new, char #3 Missouri oak, 30 gallon

Tasting Notes

"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."

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Flavor Profile

Sweet & Spicy