FRANKFORT, FRANKLIN COUNTY, KY (May 5, 2020) – Buffalo Trace Distillery continues its homage to former Distillery owner Colonel E. H. Taylor, Jr. with a special release 18 year old bourbon whiskey which is a marriage of three mashbills, two rye bourbon mashbills and one wheated bourbon mashbill.Buy Colonel E.H. Taylor 18 year marriage now on since it available with limited bottles
This 100 proof Bottled-In-Bond small batch bourbon was put into barrels in 2002. Barrels chosen for this special batch release matured using one of three Buffalo Trace mashbill recipes; wheated bourbon, rye bourbon #1 and rye bourbon #2. The whiskey from these 18-year-old barrels was married together to make this limited edition offering.
Tasting notes describe this bourbon as having a nose of vanilla butter cake, a taste of caramel and cinnamon, and a finish of toasted oak, cinnamon, and a hint of spearmint.
The Colonel E. H. Taylor, Jr. collection was first released in early 2011 and several subsequent releases such as Single Barrel, Barrel Proof, Straight Rye Whiskey, and Small Batch Bourbon have followed. A previous limited release, E. H. Taylor, Jr. Four Grain Bourbon, was named World Whiskey of the Year by renown whiskey reviewer Jim Murray in 2018.Colonel E.H. Taylor 18 Year Old Marriage Straight Kentucky Bourbon Whiskey Kentucky, USA.The Colonel E.H. Taylor 18 year marriage is available only at bourbon vendor
How to drink Bourbon
A highly versatile spirit, Bourbon can be consumed straight, on the rocks, mixed or in cocktails. When mixed, its most common partners are cola or dry ginger ale. As a cocktail ingredient its most famous uses are in the Manhattan, the Julep and the Whiskey Sour.
- Whiskey Sour – with egg white and lemon
- Old Fashioned – with bitters and orange peel
- Mint Julep – with mint and sugar.