Produced in Lawrenceburg, Kentucky, this is another bourbon with a mashbill of corn, rye and barley malt, but, with a higher than usual rye content, it has a pronounced spiciness. Although the Bulleit high-rye content bourbon was started by Augustus Bulleit in the mid-1800s (and then who mysteriously disappeared), it was his grandson Thomas E. Bulleit Jr. who ditched a successful law practice in 1987 to revive the family tradition. In addition to this expression, they also do a 10 year old bourbon and a rye whiskey
10% of the revenue from this American Prairie Reserve goes to the American Prairie Reserve in Montana, which is an attempt to create the largest wildlife reserve in the lower 48 states. This expression is a mix of a 6 year bourbon and 10 year old bourbons, both with mashbills of corn, rye and barley malt.
The Whisky Tasting Club Notes:
Nose: Very light, gentle and creamy with spoonfuls of honey and fruit. A squeeze of lime?
Palate: Light, creamy and cool. Little spice to speak of to start with, but a light dry spiciness develops along with vanilla and dark chocolate caramel with a definite menthol influence.
Retails for around £25-30