Winner of San Francisco World Spirits Competition 2010: Double Gold Medal. This sour mash is charcoal filtered, an unusual process for Kentucky Bourbons. BourbonBlog.com recommends Johnny Drum Private Stock as an excellent value at around $25 a bottle.
Bourbon: Johnny Drum Private Stock
Distillery: Kentucky Bourbon Distillers, Bardstown, Kentucky
Proof: 101Proof, 50.5% ABV
Color: Caramel to Tawny
Nose: Candy corn, light oak, moderate alcohol prevalency.
Taste: Moderate to strong alcohol prevalency, caramel corn, and cinnamon and nutmeg. Restricted grains.
Finish: Smooth and rounded alcohol prevalency tapering off at medium finish.
Bourbon review by Tom Fischer and Stephen Dennison of BourbonBlog.com