Barrel House Distilling is a American craft distiller based in Lexington, Kentucky. They are producing the only Rum that BourbonBlog.com knows of in Kentucky.
To make it a truly a “Kentucky Rum,” they age it in a used bourbon barrel. Of course, other rums have been aged in used Bourbon barrels before, but apparently not in Kentucky.
This Rum is a serious treat for both Rum and Bourbon lovers alike!
Barrel House Distilling tells us , “While Kentucky may not be a seaside state – it has more navigable inland waterways than any other state in the lower 48!:
Not long ago, the Oak Rum won Silver Medal and Best in Class rating at the prestigious American Distilling Institute National Conference, which BourbonBlog.com attended.
If you’re not in Kentucky, but it online at Binny’s or The Party Source. It is around $20 per 375 bottle.
Barrel House Distilling has a Bourbon whiskey which is currently aging and not yet released.
Their other two spirits available now are Pure Blue Vodka and Devil John Moonshine.
Barrel Housing Distilling has a tasting room and tour you can take and are located at 1200 Manchester Street #9 Lexington, KY
Oak Rum Bourbon Barrel Aged Review
Rum: Oak Rum Bourbon Barrel Aged
Distillery: Barrel House Distilling, Lexington, Kentucky
Proof: 103 proof, 51.5 ABV (barrel proof)
Nose: Allspice, citrus, barrel, nice prevalence of alcohol
Taste: Luscious sugars, yet not too sweet. The mild sweet notes are complimented by serious Bourbon extraction. The proof, sweetness and barrel notes
beckon us back for more.
It has the alluring quality of being difficult to put down due to the well-balanced nature of all the elements.
Finish: Juicy and slightly earthy from the barrel. Tropical