Breckenridge Rum Cask Finish Bourbon Whiskey

This release takes Breckenridge's award-winning aged high-rye bourbon for a round of finishing in barrels that used to hold their own rum. The bourbon soaks up the aromas and flavors, reaching another level of complexity.
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Situated in the heart of the Rocky Mountains, Breckenridge Distillery makes one of the best bourbons in the world. The distillery, which is only 4,000 square feet itself, is situated 9,600 feet above sea level, making it the highest distillery in the world. There, Jordan Via — Breckenridge’s master distiller — ferments a mash of 56% corn, 38% rye, and 6% malted barley in an open-top Scottish fermenter before distilling it twice through a $140,000, 550-gallon, Vendome copper-pot still originally made in Kentucky.

With a profound range of expressions ranging from award-winning bourbons and port cask finished whiskeys to chili flavored vodkas, and over two dozen awards, including 2 "Distillery of the Year" awards, Breckenridge is without saying a well-established player in the game. This is very impressive considering Bryan Nolt founded Breckenridge in 2007.

After distillation, their bourbon is aged at 120 proof in American white oak casks with a number 3 char for approximately three years and is then brought to proof using pure Rocky Mountain snowmelt from atop Mount Quandry, which has a 14,000-foot peak. "In Breckenridge, we have fresh snowmelt water that’s full of minerals and has its own flavor,” says Bryan Nolt, Breckenridge Distillery’s founder and CEO. "The pH is perfect and the minerals add taste to our spirits just as salt adds flavor to foods," he says.

The taste of Breckenridge Bourbon is certainly turning heads and receiving countless awards. The unusually high rye content gives it depth and complexity. The Bourbon Rum Cask Finish takes that aged bourbon for a round of finishing in barrels that used to hold their own rum — the one that gets several stages of macerations with dried fruit peels, spices, roots, barks, herbs, and spices. Once those barrels are emptied, the bourbon goes inside to soak up all those aromas and flavors, resulting in a complex 90-proof beast. "It may be one of the best products we’ve ever released," says Nolt of this bold new expression.

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Proof 90 (45% ABV)
Distiller/Bottler Name Breckenridge Distillery
Size 750mL
It's a complex and flavor-packed profile with candied apple, cinnamon, and dark chocolate. Finishes with satisfying lingering allspice.
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