Jefferson's Ocean Voyage 15 Special Wheated Mash Bill
Jefferson's Reserve // USA
This is the fifteenth release from Jefferson's Ocean Voyage, one using wheat rather than rye as its second grain. For the collection, barrels that have been aging bourbon for about 6 to 8 years are transferred to a ship that sails for several months at sea. This well-traveled bourbon has crossed the equator 4 times and hit 30 ports of call on 5 different continents before being bottled.
BourbonProduced anywhere in USA; Mash bill of at least 51% corn; aged in new, charred oak barrels.
Cask Typenew, charred American oak
"Oak and sea wrestle for dominance at the first sniff, and the tussle continues throughout tasting, with soft notes of custard and caramel in the background a bit overwhelmed. Prickly, peppery and assertive, this wheated Voyage is decidedly more briny than its rye-backed forebears. The finish is once again dominated by the face-off between wood and brine. "