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Old Glory Single Barrel Cask Strength Straight Bourbon Review

Old Glory Single Barrel Cask Strength Straight Bourbon Review

Distilled by Old Glory in Clarksville, TN

The bottled in bond won Gold at 2024 American Craft Spirits Association

Gold is the highest honor at ACSA

Barrel No. 74

Yield: 189 bottles

Mashbill: 73% corn, 19% rye, 8% malted barley

Length of fermentation: 4 days

Age:  4 years 309 days

This barrel experienced a 23% loss due to the angel’s share

Still manufacturer: Vendome

Cooperage: Kelvin

Barrel char: No. 4

Proof coming off the still: 130

Barrel entry proof: 120

Bottling proof: 131.3

MSRP: $80

Nose 👃: Caramel. Brown sugar. Ripe pear. Black cherry. Raisin. Toasted coconut.

Palate 👅: Baking spices. Burnt orange peel. Caramel. Vanilla. Pecan turtle. Hint of pine.  Velvety mouthfeel.

Finish 🏁: Brown sugar. Burnt orange peel. Pound cake.  Dried cherry. Long in length.

Old Glory sits on the Tennessee/Kentucky state line… and is absolutely worth visiting and drinking. 

I really enjoy their bottled in bond, but this particular single barrel takes it to the next level.  It was a fun experience to compare notes from the BIB to the SIB at cask strength… to see what changed.

I truly think Old Glory is primed to be one of the next big names in craft distilling.  If you don’t live in their region, you might not yet know their name.  This is your notice.  Know their name.

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