Duke Kentucky Straight Bourbon

Bourbon

Duke // Kentucky, USA

community rating

3.13
3 out of 5 stars
( 129 )

This no-age-statement bourbon is sourced from a Kentucky Distillery in Owensboro and made from a mash bill of 75% American bent corn, 13% rye, and 12% 6-row malted barley. It is aged a minimum of 5 years in new, charred American oak and bottled at 88 proof. Named for John "The Duke" Wayne and reportedly made in the style of whiskey he prefered.

  • age
    NAS
  • Cost
  • abv
    44.0
  • Bourbon
    Produced anywhere in USA; Mash bill of at least 51% corn; aged in new, charred oak containers.
  • Cask Type
    new, charred American oak

Tasting Notes

"On the nose, this smells like you expect a standard, no-nonsense bourbon to smell like: corn and caramel, a light fruitiness, a hint of cinnamon. In the mouth, you get honey, rosewater, pepper spice, tobacco, and vanilla sweetness. A bit of char and pine show up in the short finish. It's about as recognizably bourbon as bourbon can get without being outstanding in any sense. "

Score 83

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