(May 26, 2021 — Versailles, Ky.) — As part of its acclaimed Distillery Series, Woodford Reserve today released a new limited-edition product that is a blend of Bourbon finished in French and California Brandy barrels.
The result is a unique liquid with hints of caramel and chocolate-coated vanilla wafer laced with cotton candy and citrus peel.
Woodford Reserve Brandy Cask Finished Bourbon has brown sugar notes that mingle with a rich vanilla bean character. Fig and vine fruit round out the palate with a soft and powdery finish.
“Each core expression of Woodford Reserve pushes the creative boundaries of whiskeys to the extreme, and I wanted this one-of-a-kind limited expression to be no exception,” Master Distiller Chris Morris said. “The result is a unique whiskey – the perfect addition to Woodford’s Distillery Series expressions.”
This 375ml expression, $49.99 a bottle, is available via curbside pickup at Woodford Reserve Distillery starting on Wednesday, May 26th. Orders can be placed online. This product is available only at the distillery at a small number of Kentucky retailers.
Brandy Cask Finished Bourbon Blend is part of the annual Distillery Series, which Morris created to highlight Woodford Reserve’s inspired line of complex offerings and showcase its commitment to innovation and premium craftsmanship. There are three annual releases of the distillery series.
Woodford Reserve Distillery Series – Brandy Cask Finished Bourbon Blend
Expression Name: Brandy Cask Finished Bourbon Blend
Class & Type: Blended whiskey
Bottling Date: 2021
Master Distiller’s Notes: Woodford Reserve Bourbon finished in American & French Brandy Barrels
Cooperage: Each whiskey has been aged in American and French Brandy barrels.
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About Woodford Reserve:
Woodford Reserve, “Presenting Sponsor of the Kentucky Derby,” is crafted at the historic Woodford Reserve Distillery, tucked in the heart of thoroughbred country in Versailles, Kentucky. A National Historic Landmark, the Woodford Reserve Distillery represents craftsmanship with a balance of historic heritage and modern practices. Woodford Reserve is a product of the Brown-Forman Corporation, a premier producer and marketer of fine quality beverage alcohol brands including Jack Daniel’s, Finlandia, Korbel, Tequila Herradura, Old Forester, Sonoma-Cutrer and Chambord. Please enjoy your bourbon responsibly. To learn more about Woodford Reserve, visit us www.woodfordreserve.com or check us out on Facebook at www.facebook.com/woodfordreserve.