Friday, July 26, 2019

Utah High West Distillery visit & American Prairie Bourbon review



   
    There are hardly any other things in my life that I rejoice more than creating great memories. And memories I did create plenty during my trip to Salt Lake City, Utah by meeting up with close school friends.  We visited High West Distillery, hiked Mount Jordan and partied late night among other things. I will be doing part-2 of Utah visit because one blog does not serve justice to this awesome trip. For today's blog I am reviewing High West American Prairie Bourbon and Distillery visit. 
Enjoy that tasting notes that I savored with my buddies and some beautiful pictures of my Utah visit. 

Vital Stats
High West American Prairie Bourbon

Price- $20 for 750ml bottle
Age- A blend of straight bourbon whiskies aged from 2 to 13 years
ABV- 46%(Whoaa..that is strong!)
Distillery- High West Distillery, Park City, Utah
Awards won-  Silver Medal, Whiskies of the world 2015

Tasting info-
Serving glass- Crystal whisky glass

Serving style- On the rocks
Appearance- Dark amber
Aroma- Pleasant spicewood, clove with vanilla and caramel
Flavor- Robust well balanced taste of spices,honey and tangerine
Body- Full bodied
Finish- Long, honeyed flavor lingers in mouth for a while

SJ's Rating- Top Shelf 
This is top shelf material and my tasting buddies agreed. The complexity of the flavors, the smooth flowing and full bodied golden liquid produced by High West Distillery is worth a shot for all bourbon lovers. Highly recommended.


Tour begins..Picturesque landscape on the way to Park City from Salt Lake city

We are almost there !


SJ starting the tour with buddies Mikki(center) and Sway in beautiful Park City

In front of the Distillery entrance

Getting right down to business. Cheers to years of friendship

And savoring delicious food along the way

Cocktails with High West Bourbon. Yum


 Lia and Abby happy to pose for my blog (Very friendly hostess and servers)

Sampling the water of gods continues 


Checking out the distillery at our own pace


Fine decor in the restaurant bar area

Feeling a little tipsy :-)

The bar area 

Look what I found ..two big barrels of High West Whisky

210 Heritage award goes to - High west Distillery


Barrels of whisky outside the distillery

A very memorable and awesome Utah visit. Stay tuned for part 2 of this visit in my next blog.
Until then Adios, drink responsibly. Cheers 🥃🥃🥃

4 comments:

  1. Enjoyed every moment of this tour and your trip SJ and agree w/ all the characterization of this fine whisky. Cheers!

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    1. Absolutely we should do it again soon.

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  2. Wow, what a trip! Very cool. And $20 is a real good price for a top shelf pick. I'll have to pick up a bottle. Distillery staff are very photogenic as well!

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    1. It is a great find and had a lot of fun. Yep the distillery staff were very photogenic just like me lol.

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