On this episode of the Revue de Bourbon Podcast we head to Peerless Distiling Co. and chat with Head Distiller Caleb Kilburn. This is our very first distillery visit and it's right here in downtown Louisville, Ky. Caleb educates us on history, distilling, and Whiskey Advocates "15th best whiskey worldwide" for 2017, their 2yr Rye Whiskey. You're not going to want to miss this one, the train's leaving the station so hop on!
Tasting Notes - Peerless Kentucky Straight Rye Whiskey 2yr.
Single Barrel / Fruit & Floral / Proof - 108.4 / MSRP - $125
As mentioned in the podcast the small batch is a blend of approximately 6 barrels from 3 pillars of flavor. This is a single barrel, specifically from the ‘fruit & floral” pillar.
Taste – honeysuckle, cherry, fresh cut wood, strawberry malt, bitter chocolate
Smell – lemon, dandelion, dark berries, sheet cake
Sight – dark tea with a hue of cherry, gorgeous bottle that captures the essence of tradition whilst distinguishing itself amongst the rest
Touch – gentle, in a Clint Eastwood kind of a way
Sound – Little Jimmy Dickens