The art of making fine bourbon first took place on the site of the Woodford Reserve Distillery, a National Historic Landmark, in 1812. The perfectly balanced taste of our Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey is comprised of more than 200 detectable flavor notes, from bold grain and wood, to sweet aromatics, spice, and fruit & floral notes.
OLD NO. 7: Charcoal mellowed. Drop by drop.
We've been bottling Tennessee spring water since 1866. With some notable modifications, of course. Our whiskey wouldn't be what it is without Jack Daniel's mash recipe. He found the perfect mix of corn, rye, and barley recipe and we haven't changed it since.
Old Forester bourbon was introduced by George Garvin Brown on Whiskey Row at 322 W. Main St. Louisville, KY in 1870. America's First Bottled Bourbon, Old Forester was the first bourbon to be sold in sealed glass bottles to ensure quality, made according to Brown's 1870 Original Batch process of batching barrels from three distilleries to create a consistent flavor profile.
Buffalo Trace Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey is distilled, aged and bottled at the most award-winning distillery in the world. Made from the finest corn, rye and barley malt, this whiskey ages in new oak barrels for years in century old warehouses until the peak of maturity. The taste is rich and complex, with hints of vanilla, toffee and candied fruit. The smooth finish lingers on the palate.
Only Four Roses handcrafts 10 distinct and extraordinary Bourbon recipes, then mingles them by hand to create our family of award-winning brands. Artistry such as this is how we survived Prohibition, The Great Depression, Two World Wars, and 40 years of exile from the US, only to be named American Whisky Distiller of the Year for 2011, 2012, 2013, and 2015 â€“ four times in the last five years - by Whisky Magazine. Handcrafting this way may be a bit more time consuming, but one sip, and you'll no doubt agree, it's worth the extra effort.
In 1939, King George VI and Queen Elizabeth made history when they became the first reigning monarchs to visit Canada, arriving by boat and traveling the vast North American distance by train. Upon hearing the historic news, a Canadian spirits entrepreneur set out to craft a whisky suited for the Royal Couple â€“ an exceptionally generous gift fit for royalty. With perfection on his mind, he meticulously trialed more than 600 blends before outfitting the final product in a cut-glass decanter and regal purple bag with gold stitching. The whisky he presented to the King and Queen was an exquisitely smooth blend of roughly fifty whiskies which became known, fittingly, as Crown Royal.