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Sonoma County Distilling Co. West of Kentucky Bourbon No. 3

Bourbon

Sonoma County Distilling Co. // California, USA

community rating

3.22
3 out of 5 stars
( 9 )

The 3rd edition of the West of Kentucky Bourbon series from Sonoma County Distilling hit shelves in September 2016. This California bourbon is made from a mash bill of 60% unmalted Midwest corn, 35% unmalted Canadian rye, and 5% malted Wyoming barley.

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After aging at least a year in new, charred American oak barrels, it's bottled at 46% ABV. .

The 3rd edition of the West of Kentucky Bourbon series from Sonoma County Distilling hit shelves in September 2016. This California bourbon is made from a mash bill of 60% unmalted Midwest corn, 35% unmalted Canadian rye, and 5% malted Wyoming barley. After aging at least a year in new, charred American oak barrels, it's bottled at 46% ABV.

  • age
    NAS
  • Cost
  • abv
    46.0
  • 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 high-rye bourbon is quite grassy, but has a big layer of sweetness and spices as well. Caramel, fudge, menthol, it's all there. The palate continues down the same spicy path as the nose, albeit with a hint of chocolate, apple and orange peel as well. Tastes handmade, but with big and bold flavors."

Score 86
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