MICHTER'S US*1 SMALL BATCH BOURBON ~ KENTUCKY, USA
86 - Distiller Score
The US*1 Bourbon from Michter's Distillery in Louisville, Kentucky, is made in small batches, typically comprised of no more than two dozen barrels. Top-quality stuff, brimming with caramel, vanilla and fruit notes, alongside a pleasing earthy quality at its core.
Nose - Rich notes of barley sugar, raisins and dried fruit, with fennel seed and fresh bread.
Palate - Rich and spicy, with juicy fruit, cinnamon and clean, well-defined flavours.
Finish - Welcoming kick of black pepper, then the dried fruit stays strong.
Named after one of, if not the oldest distillery in the United States, Michter's offer a range of excellent American whiskeys. From the refill-cask-aged unblended American whiskey to the 25-year-old bourbon, there's something for everyone, with young and old bourbon and rye, as well as whiskeys which focus on the casks used for maturation.