Al Young has been working at Four Roses Distillery in Kentucky for over half a century. In honor of his 50th anniversary, he helped create a special batch of bourbon—one that scored 96 points in the Whisky Advocate Buying Guide. Whisky Advocate executive editor Jeffery Lindenmuth got the chance to sit down and taste this one-of-a-kind whiskey with Al himself.
This virtual tasting features two examples of bottled in bond whiskey—that is, American whiskey from one distillation season and one distillery, aged in a federally bonded warehouse for at least four years, then bottled at exactly 100 proof.
This sommelier-led virtual tasting features two innovative American whiskies from Blackened that showcase how this brand uniquely utilizes black brandy finishing and Metallica-fueled sonic enhancement to create truly one-of-a-kind bourbon/rye blends.