Hidden Barn Small Batch Kentucky Straight Bourbon Batch No 1
Neeley Family Distillery
750 ML (Standard)
The moonshine pedigree is evident right away. It?s as if there?s a strain of white dog in this, like it just came off the still recently. But that?s not quite fair; there is a layered complexity and a finish that lingers. I get brown sugar, maple syrup, Fig Newtons, and ginger spice
Younger-smelling than I would have guessed for something aged 4-5 years; a lot of ethanol. Underneath that I find candied cherries, toast with fig jam, and Early Gray tea. Very little of the oak scents you often find in Kentucky bourbon.
It finishes better than it starts, long and warm and pleasant.
The Small Batch is fermented for five days using wild-caught Kentucky yeast and Northern Kentucky aquifer water. It is then double pot distilled and c Read Moreollected at 127 proof. The distillate is then matured in a two-year seasoned American white oak barrel and filled at 110 proof using only a Sediment filter. Read Less