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 — Pikesville
Pikesville Rye 110 Proof 55%
Fruity and spicy, with plenty of oak, this Kentucky Rye Whiskey has won plenty of plaudits since it's release in 2015, and remains one of America's most in-demand rye whiskey's. Originally made in Maryland, the distillery that gave birth to this rye was closed down during prohibition, with the recipe and style now kept alive at the Heaven Hill d...