Tuesday, April 26, 2022

Basil Hayden's Bourbon Whiskey


The first segment(Mostly not available on google search)

Occasions, tips, alternates, cocktails, food pairings, SJ's Rating, Feel.

SJ's Rating-  Top Shelf
This is top of the line, amazingly smooth just as expected.
Occasion- Casual
SJ's Pro tip-  Enjoy it neat or on the rocks, both tasted fantastic
Alternates- Buffalo Trace
Cocktail- Old Fashioned, Manhattan
Feel- spicy 🌶

The second segment(Technical details that are mostly available on a google search)
Nothing much on the website written about the distillery. 
Product story says it all "When Basil Hayden, Sr. began distilling his smooth Bourbon here in 1786, Kentucky was but four years old and George Washington was President. Today we make Basil Hayden Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey using the same skill and care that made it a favorite among America's frontier settlers". 

Vital Stats- Basil Hayden's Kentucky Straight Bourbon
Price- $33.99 for 750ml($17.99 for pictured 375ml) 
Age- NAS(No Age Statement)
ABV- 40%
Region- Kentucky, USA
Distillery- Kentucky Springs Distilling Co, Clermont, Frankfort, Kentucky, USA
Awards won- 2020, Double Gold San Fransisco World Spirits Competition

Tasting info-
Serving glass- Glencairn whisky glass
Serving style- Neat
Appearance- Dark amber
Aroma- Spices, orange, pepper
Flavor- Spicy, fruity, creamy
Body- Full
Finish- Warm, lingering, smooth 

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