Plus, a Maryland-made bottled in bond rye from Sagamore Spirit and a cognac-finished bourbon from Laws Whiskey House.
American distillers are playing around with more inventive barrel finishes, to appealing and distinctive results.
Barrel proof whiskies from the U.S.—and primarily Texas at that—as well as one bottle from Ireland show that high proof hails major flavor.
Plus, a Redemption bourbon finished in cognac casks, the fourth iteration of Paul John’s Christmas whisky, and more.
Plus, an ice wine-finished Irish whiskey from Writers’ Tears and a cognac-finished straight bourbon from TX.