Old Charter Oak Mongolian Oak
Old Charter Oak // Kentucky, USA
Most bourbon is aged in white oak from the Ozarks, but bourbon only requires that new, charred oak containers to be used for aging. The type of oak isn't specified. The Old Charter Oak series will feature different oak varietals to age bourbon. The oak will be sourced from different regions, different countries, and different ages including some century oaks. This bottling features oak sourced from Mongolia. It was sourced by master distiller Harlen Wheatley. The oak barrels arrived at Buffalo Trace in 2008 and were filled with Buffalo Trace mash bill #1. Aged for 10 years, Old Charter Oak Mongolian Oak is available in December 2018 in limited quantities. Future releases will be rolled out periodically with two new releases expected for 2019.
BourbonProduced anywhere in USA; Mash bill of at least 51% corn; aged in new, charred oak barrels.
Cask Typenew, charred Mongolian oak