About Jefferson's Ocean Aged at Sea Voyage 26 Double Barrel Rye Whiskey
Perhaps most famous for their Voyages collection – a collection of dark savory bourbons, aged beyond their years on a boat that circles around the world multiple times – Jefferson's Bourbon offers a wide variety of premium whiskeys.
Jefferson's Ocean Aged at Sea Double Barrel Rye marks the series' 26th voyage. And it's a special one, as it's the first time a rye whiskey has completed it. This is the first ultra-premium rye that was aged at sea. Blending the bold rye flavors with the rich caramelization that’s the result of the sea-aging, this whiskey spent its time at sea in both new char and toasted casks before its voyage, resulting in a balance of toffee, marshmallow, leather, and tobacco notes. The unique maturation at sea results in rich caramel notes with a touch of sea spray. The expression is bottled non-chill-filtered at 96 proof, bringing you an insanely full flavor profile.
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The principal author of the Declaration of Independence and one of the most illustrious founding fathers, Thomas Jefferson was elected the third President of the United States in 1800. During his tenure as President, Jefferson authorized the purchase of the Louisiana Territory, dispatched Lewis and Clark westward to explore the remainder of the continent, and repealed the Whiskey Excise Tax.
After Jefferson retired from public office in 1815, he often tended to the garden that he had cultivated at his Monticello estate. At the time, it was customary for wealthy farmers, including Jefferson, to make their own garden spirits. Each farmer's spirits were unique and reflected their personal tastes and the local terroir of their farm. Jefferson's Reserve Very Old Straight Bourbon Whiskey is crafted by Chet and Trey Zoeller in honor of Jefferson and his experimental nature. While the Zoellers were inspired by Jefferson, their roots can be traced back for generations deep into Kentucky's bourbon history.
As American as the bald eagle, rye whiskey was first brewed in the American Northeast in the 1600s. Even George Washington distilled it after leaving the Oval Office, so there’s no way of denying its origin.
It’s distinguished from bourbon for its original and unique spicy notes.
By law, rye whiskey must be made from at least 51% rye grain, aged in new and charred oak barrels for at least two years, and bottled at no more than 62,5% ABV.
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