Grand Traverse Distillery Straight Bourbon


Grand Traverse Distillery // Michigan, USA

community rating

2 out of 5 stars
( 39 )

Grand Traverse Distillery prides itself on using local grains and water sources for its in-house products. Their bourbon is made from 70% Michigan corn, 20% Michigan rye and 10% malted barley. It's aged 3 years and 3 months in a climate controlled rick house before blending to 92 proof with Michigan Great Lakes water, and is non-chill filtered.

  • age
  • Cost
  • abv
  • 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

"This is a uniquely clean and fresh tasting bourbon. Notes of vanilla, spearmint and pipe tobacco mix with the warm spice trifecta of cinnamon, nutmeg and clove. It lacks the telltale bourbon leatheriness and robust flavors of most straight bourbons. If you're looking for something that doesn't pack as much of a sweet, heavy wallop, then this might fit the bill. It would be absolutely buried in a cocktail, but would make a decent summer refresher on the rocks."

Score 82

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