1. Heaven's Door Cask Strength Single Barrel Bourbon (Caskers Exclusive)

    Proof112.1 (56.05% ABV)
    Size750mL
    Heaven's Door Whiskey is a collaboration with Bob Dylan that came to be in 2018 when industry veteran Marc Bushala and Master Blender Ryan Perry teamed up with the music icon. This award-winning collection features an inspired bottle depicting the distinctive iron gates that were created by Dylan in his studio, Black Buffalo Ironworks. The unique gates were handcrafted from objects discovered across America.

    This incredible label has a core lineup of highly acclaimed whiskeys that include the Tennessee Bourbon, Double Barrel Whiskey, and Straight Rye Whiskey. The expressions have garnered an impressive collection of accolades over the years, including recommendations from Paul Pacult's Spirit Journal and several (Double) Gold medals.

    This Cask Strength Single Barrel Bourbon is an exclusive Caskers release. The whiskey was distilled in 2015 and bottled in 2021 with the single barrel (cask no. 232) yielding 34 cases of whiskey. The 6-year-old bourbon was bottled at 112.1 proof without chill filtration.

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    The nose has aromas of cinnamon, baking spices, and oak. On the palate, there's toasted vanilla, caramel, and pipe tobacco. The notes linger on the finish with a gentle warmth.
    $62.99
  2. New Riff Single Barrel Bourbon Whiskey

    Proof110 (55% ABV)
    Size750mL
    Rating:
    100%
    (1)
    New Riff Kentucky Bourbon was founded in 2014 by whiskey visionary Ken Lewis a liquor retailer and entrepreneur. Leading a band of corporate refugees Lewis and his team have crafted a range of whiskeys from bourbon, rye, malted rye, and a host of specialty recipes to their Kentucky Wild Gin. On a mission to become one of the world’s great small distilleries, New Riff is an independently owned by a single family; this freedom allows more room for creativity, innovation, and overall quality production of spirit.

    Bottled without chill-filtration, they stand behind this combination of classic “American entrepreneurship and ingenuity; passion and knowledge born from one of the world’s great spirit regions, and a talented team individually committed to doing things the right way.” New Riff Distilling’s core Bourbon expression is a genuinely high-rye, full-bodied whiskey delivering a savory, spicy character.

    Building upon America’s 1897 Bottled-in-Bond Act, New Riff Bourbon is Bottled-in-Bond Without chill filtration, featuring a mash bill of non-GMO grains. Each New Riff single barrel has been taste-tested and approved by a production panel for the utmost quality. This Single Barrel was meticulously vetted, tested, and approved to deliver notes of butterscotch, oak, and vanilla followed by a smooth rounded finish.

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    Butterscotch evolves into fresh oak, with subtle vanilla and rye spice. Sweet vanilla accents, are followed by rye spices (clove, cinnamon, mint, dark berry) into a lingering rye-led finish, with brambly red-black fruits amid white pepper and clove.
    $59.99
  3. High West American Prairie Bourbon Whiskey

    Proof92 (46% ABV)
    Size750mL
    More than two hundred years ago, Meriwether Lewis and William Clark set forth on a journey that would take them through the Great Plains, along the banks of the Yellowstone River and finally, to the beaches of the Pacific Ocean. At the time, the Great Plains abounded with millions of bison, pronghorn antelope, deer and elk. In addition, immense flocks of birds blanketed the open sky.

    High West American Prairie Bourbon pays tribute to the expedition of Lewis and Clark and to the frontiersman who pioneered the west. Made from a secret blend of a 2 year old bourbon from Indiana (made from a mash of 75% corn, 20% rye and 5% barley), a 6 year old bourbon from Kentucky, and a 13 year old bourbon from Kentucky, American Prairie is finished in American white oak casks with a #2 char on the heads and a #4 char on the staves. The varied char of each cask gives the bourbon a unique flavor profile " it has strong notes of vanilla and caramel married with notes of blood oranges and dark cherries.

    Ten percent of the profits from the sale of each bottle of American Prairie will be donated to the American Prairie Foundation. The American Prairie Foundation is assembling the largest wildlife preserve in the continental United States, which, when complete, will be 5,000 square miles or roughly the size of Connecticut. "High West is passionate about the American West " our home " and more importantly we want to help preserve its culture, heritage, and natural beauty," says David Perkins, High West's manager.

    High West American Prairie is a limited release, limited edition blend of bourbons. It earned a score of 92 points from Wine Enthusiast and was named "one of the ten best new bourbons" by Men's Health.

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    Sweet honey nougat nose, followed by notes of vanilla, caramel, oranges and dark cherries. A long, sweet finish.
    $36.99
  4. Hillrock Solera Aged Bourbon Whiskey

    Proof92.6 (46.3% ABV)
    Size750mL
    Rating:
    93%
    (1)
    In the early 1800s, the State of New York was responsible for the production of more than half of the barley and rye harvested in the United States. The Hudson Valley, which extends from New York City northward through Albany, was the country's original breadbasket and was home to thousands of farms, hundreds of which distilled the excess grains they harvested into whiskey. In the 1930's, the onset of Prohibition forced these farmers to abandon their stills.

    Today, in a 19th century Georgian mansion situated in the heart of the Hudson Valley, Master Distiller Dave Pickerell pays homage to the New York farmers who produced their whiskey from grains to glass. Pickerell, who graduated from West Point with a Bachelor's degree in Chemistry, served in the military for 11 years as a cavalry officer before receiving his Master's degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Louisville. Then, Pickerell served as Master Distiller as Maker's Mark in Loretto, Kentucky for 13 years. There, he was responsible for ensuring the quality and consistency of Maker's Mark Bourbon. A former chairman of the Kentucky Distillers Association and a member of the Distilled Spirits Council, Pickerell is an expert nonpareil in the production of whiskey.

    Hillrock Solera Aged Bourbon is the world's first solera aged bourbon. Solera aging is a process that has generally been reserved for aging cognacs, ports and sherries. It involves filling a series of casks at different intervals over a long period of time. As whiskey from the oldest cask is emptied and bottled, the cask is re-filled with an equivalent amount of whiskey from the second-oldest cask in the solera. This cascading effect continues until the youngest cask in the solera is filled with new whiskey. As a result, no cask in the solera is ever fully emptied. In addition, as the younger whiskey ages and cascades through the solera, its average age and complexity gradually increases over time.

    Hillrock Solera Aged Bourbon marries Hillrock Estate Bourbon with a mature seed bourbon that was carefully sourced by Pickerell. After cascading through the solera, Hillrock Solera Aged Bourbon is finished in 20 year old Oloroso Sherry casks. The finishing process balances the spicy rye flavors of the bourbon and adds further complexity, with layers of fig, roasted walnuts and candied fruit. The current age of Hillrock Solera Aged Bourbon is over six years and the rye content is approximately 37%.

    Hillrock Bourbon was named one of the Top 50 Spirits of 2013 by Wine Enthusiast (it was ranked the #2 bourbon), which gave it a score of 96 points. It also earned the SiIlver Medal at the San Francisco World Spirits Competition in 2013.

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    Sweet nose with caramel and vanilla, slightly floral and fruity. Sweet yet slightly spicy from the rye, it has notes of brown sugar, maple syrup, rock candy and toffee. Spicy notes include clove and cinnamon. Well-balanced with roasted corn, toast and raisin. Sherry finishing adds flavors of walnut, fig and candied fruit. Finish is medium-long with notes of sweet caramel and butterscotch.
    $93.99
  5. Smoke Wagon Small Batch Bourbon Whiskey

    Proof100 (50% ABV)
    Size750mL
    Rating:
    100%
    (3)
    The story of Nevada H & C Distilling Co. begins in 2004 when the screenwriter Jonathan Hensleigh met co-founder Aaron Chepenik in a bar in Eagle Rock, Los Angeles. They quickly realized they had the same vision of opening a bar, opening The Griffin together. After a couple years of sampling their inventory, they began discussing what they liked and didn't like about the bourbons and vodkas they were selling.

    One night, the idea of creating their own spirits popped up, which eventually led to them opening the first distillery in the city of Las Vegas. The City Council had to create a license especially for them since none existed beforehand. It took them 6 years of gathering equipment and setting it up, with several hurdles along the way. The bright side was that by the time they opened their doors they had several high-rye bourbons ready, which meant they could begin operating immediately.

    They have two brands under their belt now, both with several medals from the San Francisco World Spirits Competition: Silver Dollar American Vodka and Smoke Wagon. The latter comprises several bourbons, including the Smoke Wagon Small Batch Bourbon Whiskey. It's a high-rye bourbon that was aged in hand-picked barrels at the heart of their old warehouse, ensuring the consistency of its flavor. It's a blend of their younger, rye-forward vintages with smoother, creamier, and sweeter older whiskey. Bold and intense, this expression is bottled at 100 proof and has received a Gold Medal at the San Francisco World Spirits Competition in 2016, 2017, and 2020.

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    The nose has plenty of oak, fruit, and dried apricots. At first, it's sweet on the palate that is well-balanced with spicy white pepper notes. Sweetness and oak are both present, along with hints of caramel, fruit, and rye spice. Finishes exceptionally smooth.
    $62.99
  6. Old Rip Van Winkle 10 Year Old 107 Proof Bourbon

    Proof107 (53.5% ABV)
    Size750mL
    Rating:
    65%
    (4)
    In 1893, Julian Pappy Van Winkle Sr. began working as a traveling salesman for the W.L. Weller & Sons Company in Louisville, Kentucky. Weller & Sons was a liquor wholesaler, and sold bourbon behind various labels, including Old Fitzgerald and Rebel Yell. After the turn of the century, Van Winkle purchased Weller & Sons Co., together with the Stitzel Distillery (the distillery produced most of the bourbons sold by the wholesaler), and merged the two companies together.

    While Prohibition forced most distilleries to close their doors soon thereafter, Van Winkle was granted a license to continue operating his distillery and producing whiskey for medicinal purposes. By the time of his death in 1966 (at the age of 91), Van Winkle was the oldest active distiller in the country.

    This Van Winkle Bourbon cuts as close to barrel proof as possible. Just a splash of Kentucky limestone well-water and this Whiskey is ready for bottling. This whiskey is as smooth with rich copper hues, and a compellingly sweet palate. It’s a big, bold, aged bourbon that has great balance for its high proof and flavor.

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    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.
    $1,750.00
  7. Henry McKenna Single Barrel 10 Year Old Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey

    Proof100 (50% ABV)
    Size750mL
    Rating:
    76%
    (5)
    In 1837, Henry McKenna emigrated from Ireland to the United States. After spending nearly two decades as a farmer in Kentucky, McKenna founded an eponymous distillery in 1855. At the time, McKenna focused on the production of wheat whiskey (the only crop he was harvesting at the time) and was able to distill enough whiskey to fill one barrel each day. As word of McKenna's high-quality whiskey spread, McKenna was able to triple his distillation capacity, and began experimenting with the production of bourbon. Following his death in 1893, McKenna's three sons — Daniel, Stafford and James — began operating the business.

    Today, Henry McKenna Single Barrel 10 Year Old Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey honors the rich family tradition and pioneering spirit of the McKenna family. The bourbon, which is made from a mash of primarily corn, is the only extra-aged bottled-in-bond single barrel bourbon available today. Pursuant to the Bottled-In-Bond Act of 1897 (27 C.F.R. 5.21), any spirit labeled as "Bonded" or "Bottled-in-Bond" must be the product of one distiller at one distillery during one distillation season. In addition, the Act requires that bonded spirits be aged in a federally bonded warehouse under U.S. government supervision for at least four years and bottled at 100 proof.

    Henry McKenna Single Barrel Bourbon Whiskey is matured for a minimum of forty Kentucky seasons (ten years) before each bottle is filled and labeled with its batch and bottle number. As a result of its extra-long maturation period, the bourbon has an aroma of warm spices, smoke and burnt caramel. The aroma gives way to notes of chewy leather, chilli peppers and habanero, which are complemented by subtle touches of dried fruits, vanilla and cinnamon. The finish is warm and lush, with bold notes of roasted corn, cloves and woody spices. Since each bottle of McKenna's Single Barrel Bourbon is bottled from a single cask rather than being crafted from a batch of casks, however, each bottle is slightly different and entirely interesting.

    Henry McKenna 10 Year Old Bourbon was named one of the top 12 spirits ever tasted by Proof66 and was called "magnificent" by Jim Murray, author of the Whisky Bible. In addition, the bourbon earned a score of 90-95 points from Wine Enthusiast.

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    Aroma of warm spices, smoke and burnt caramel. Notes of chewy leather, chili peppers and habanero, which are complemented by subtle touches of dried fruits, vanilla and cinnamon. Finish is warm and lush, with bold notes of roasted corn, cloves and woody s
    $99.99
  8. Elijah Craig Barrel Proof Bourbon

    Proof124.2 (62.1% ABV) - may vary
    Size750mL
    Rating:
    96%
    (3)
    Following the defeat of the British at the Battle of Yorktown during the American Revolutionary War, the territory west of the Appalachian mountains became known as Kentucky County. At the time, the territory was considered part of Virginia, and was overseen by a military governor named John J. Bowman. In order to encourage westward expansion, Virginia issued pioneers who agreed to settle in Kentucky County "corn writs," which granted the pioneers 60 acres of land if they agreed to settle in Kentucky and start farming corn.

    One year after the defeat of the British, a Baptist minister named Elijah Craig emigrated to Fayette County (today, a part of the State of Kentucky) and purchased 1,000 acres of land in a town named Lebanon. In 1789, Craig built a distillery on his farm and is credited with being the first person to mature bourbon in charred, oak casks, earning him the title "Father of Bourbon Whiskey.” Elijah Craig has become a household name in the world of bourbon, and this is not without reason.

    Made in the same tradition as Elijah Craig’s other award-winning bourbons, this is without a shadow of a doubt, an essential experience for bourbon lovers. Uncut, straight from the barrel non-chill filtered, a splash of water opens the spirit nicely. The proof for each barrel varies from batch to batch, making each bottle unique. Ranging from 124.2 to 140.2 proof, the first letter of each batch number indicates which of that year’s releases the bottle was a part of. Beginning with “A,” the second digit determines the month the bottle was released, followed by the year.

    With its rich notes of caramel, toasted oak, and fruit, this Elijah Craig Barrel Proof release is a two time Best Small Batch Bourbon Double Gold medal winner, at the San Francisco World Spirits Competition, and received an Extraordinary/Ultimate Recommendation at the Ultimate Spirits Challenge. It was just recently named Whisky of the Year by the Whisky Advocate.

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    Notes of caramel with toasted oak, fruit notes of apple and orange on the nose. Flavors of rich vanilla, caramel, and butterscotch, along with spices of black pepper & cinnamon at the back of the palate. The finish is nicely layered showcasing all flavors, fades slowly then lingers as it cools.
    $124.99
  9. Jefferson's Ocean Aged at Sea Voyage 23 Bourbon Whiskey

    Proof90 (45% ABV)
    Size750mL
    Rating:
    100%
    (1)
    The principal author of the Declaration of Independence and one of the greatest Founding Fathers, Thomas Jefferson was elected the third President of the United States in 1800. During his tenure, Jefferson authorized the purchase of the Louisiana Territory, dispatched Lewis and Clark westward in order to explore the remainder of the continent, and repealed the Whisky Excise Tax.

    After Jefferson retired from public office in 1815, he often tended to the garden on his Monticello estate. At the time, it was customary for wealthy farmers, including Jefferson, to distill the excess grains they harvested into spirits and each farmer’s spirits were unique. Jefferson’s Bourbon pays homage to Jefferson and his exquisite whiskey.

    Founded in 1997 by Trey Zoeller and his father Chet, a famous bourbon historian, Jefferson's Bourbon began as a family affair. Producing spirits was in their blood, since as early as in 1799, Trey's 8th generation grandmother was actually arrested for the production and sales of spirits at a time when it was prohibited by law. Today, more than two centuries, Trey Zoeller continues to push the boundaries of bourbon with his curious mindset, while upholding this rich tradition.

    His taste for experimentation is evident in the Ocean line, for a boat is not a very common place for ageing spirits. The idea crossed Trey Zoeller’s mind while he was holding a bottle of Jefferson’s Reserve on the deck of his friend’s boat. As he watched the bourbon rock gently against the glass, he thought to himself how bourbon would age on a ship, subjected to constant movement and extreme weather changes. In 2012, the first barrels began their journey around the world on OCEARCH’s flagship, a non-profit organization studying marine species. The result was a collection of dark bourbons of savory taste, aged beyond their years due to the constant movement and sugars caramelizing in the wood.

    The journey of Jefferson’s Ocean Aged at Sea Voyage 23 was a quiet and reflective one. Beginning its voyage at high noon under the clear skies of Savannah, Georgia, quickly crossing the Panama Canal and then dropping below the equator, it was a solitary and calm journey, with unusually few other ships in sight. The bourbon was allowed to rest, taking on the character of the sea and the wood of the barrels that cradled it. With time, it transformed into an exceptionally smooth, buttery and smokey tasting bourbon. This was no ordinary journey and it amounted in no ordinary bourbon.

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    Signature dark color. Thick notes of vanilla and caramelized sugar, giving way to a briny, savory taste with a smooth, buttery consistency. Finish is long, complex and smokey.
    $88.99
  10. Saint Cloud Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey

    Proof120 (60% ABV)
    Size750mL
    Elegance and refinement are the hallmarks of Saint Cloud bourbon. Barrel Strength, yet smooth. Complex, but inviting. Their inaugural release was distilled in 2016, and bottled in March 2019. They produced a total of 3,000 barrels. 120 proof, cask strength, raised in new French white oak, and bottled without filtration, their original release was a classic Kentucky bourbon, with additional refinements. The focus was to bring a classic experience that showed more elegance, aromatic features as well as a smoother mouthfeel.

    This is the first batch released under the Saint Cloud Kentucky Bourbon brand. Distilled using a "proprietary mash bill" on a hybrid column/pot still, Saint Cloud bourbon was aged in new, charred French Limousin oak casks. Bottled at cask strength in March 2019.

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    Sweet minty notes and citrus peel on the nose. On the palate are flavors of peppermint, toffee, caramel, allspice, and clove. The finish is blunt with a burst of cinnamon and vanilla.
    $119.99
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Bourbon. The ultimate crowd-pleaser. The Kentucky wonder. If you haven’t found your favorite bottle just yet, these top ten bourbons are a great place to start.

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