Kentucky Tavern Bourbon
Sazerac // USA
Created by James Thompson, famous founder of the Glenmore Distillery, Kentucky Tavern has been around since the early 1900’s. The bourbon was named after a bar and restaurant in Louisville. It’s aged for a minimum of four years in charred, new American oak barrels.
BourbonProduced anywhere in USA; Mash bill of at least 51% corn; aged in new, charred oak containers.
Cask Typenew, charred American oak
"Big notes of candied bananas and vanilla on the nose, and with a little water, you’ll pull out some mint. The palate is quite viscous. You get some bitterness from unripe bananas upfront but this is soon washed away by unabashed wood spice and dark chocolate. The finish is a hot amalgamation of remaining spice and raw alcohol."