FEW // Illinois, USA
FEW is a grain-to-glass distillery; the grains in the high-rye bourbon mash bill is sourced from within 100 miles of the distillery. Based in Evanston, Illinois; a suburb of Chicago, the label for each product depicts an historical image from the 1893 World's Columbian Exposition held in Chicago. The bourbon depicts the Statue of the Republic; also known as The Golden Lady.
BourbonProduced anywhere in USA; Mash bill of at least 51% corn; aged in new, charred oak barrels.
Cask Typenew, charred American oak
"Curry-like spices come to mind on the nose along with a touch of apple juice. The entry is soft and sweet, but turns dry and spicy on the back end. The fruit profile continues with raw peach and apple, but you can taste that youthful quality in the whiskey. All in all, it shows great promise of things to come. "