Woodford Reserve Kentucky Derby 142

Bourbon

Woodford Reserve // Kentucky, USA

  • Cost

  • Distiller Score

    85
  • Avg. Rating

    3.86
    3 out of 5 stars
    ( 28 )

May 7, 2016 marks the 142nd Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs Racetrack in Louisville. As the "official bourbon of the Kentucky Derby," Woodford Reserve released this limited-edition bottling of their flagship bourbon. The commemorative 1L bottle features artwork by equine painter Thomas Allen Pauly. Inside, is still the original Woodford Reserve Bourbon at 45.2% ABV.

  • age
    NAS
  • abv
    45.2
  • Bourbon
    Produced anywhere in USA; Mash bill of at least 51% corn; aged in new, charred oak barrels.
  • Cask Type
    new, charred American oak

Tasting Notes

"Nose runs the gamut of vanilla, sweet corn, orange, and oak. Palate begins with strong notes of varnish, oak, alcohol heat, but gives way to charred orange, brown sugar and dried fruits. The finish is long and brings back the astringent notes on the nose."

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