Old Rip Van Winkle 10 Year Old 107 Proof Bourbon Whiskey is one of the smoothest Whiskies you will find. It is bottled as close to cask strength as possible. The nose is sweet and soft with wheat, corn, custard and dried fruits followed by a rich and think palate with vanilla and caramel with subtle hints of coffee beans and soft oak. The finish is long and spicy.
Testing notes for Old Rip Van Winkle 10 Years : Sweet, spicy, and caramel-nut-fudge aromas.The palate is fruity, medium-to full-bodied with intense dried fruit and toasted nutty notes. The finish is long, bold and peppery, followed by floral honey and charred barrel flavors
There are not many things more American than bourbon, and although most of it is produced in Kentucky, it can be produced all over the USA.
It must be made with at least 51% corn and bottled at 40% ABV or higher. So why not give this American classic a try?
What’s the difference between bourbon and whiskey?
While both whiskey and bourbon are made from the same base ingredients (a predominantly corn mash, yeast and water), a spirit can only be called bourbon if it’s crafted in the United States, surpasses a minimum 40% ABV and is aged in new, charred, white oak barrels. Bourbons are generally on the younger side of the whiskey family (compared to older whiskies like scotch) and thus deliver a sweeter profile.
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