The use of fresh, 'virgin' American Oak barrels is one of the key contributors to the overall flavour of Kentucky Bourbons, bold with spice, vanilla and a strong woody influence.
America has seen a considerable growth of craft and small-scale producers, many of which are eschewing the traditional styles, offering a more diverse range of grains, casks and types of whiskey being produced.
American Whiskey — Jefferson's
Jefferson's 'Ocean - Aged at Sea' 45%
Region: Kentucky / Various
Jefferson's have put fully matured Kentucky Bourbon on a ship for over 6 months to 'finish' the whiskey. During this time it crossed the equator four times, stopping in five continents at over 30 different ports. This process has added salty caramel elements that create something unique within the American whiskey industry.Due to the limited nat...