Bottled at 91.2 proof, a sour mash whiskey distilled in Kentucky. Batch 17A 01
Shenk’s Homestead Distillery Sour Mash Whiskey honors the legacy of historic American whiskey figure John Shenk, who in 1753 founded a distillery that was to become known as Michter's in the 20th Century. It is made in Kentucky according to the traditional Sour Mash process whereby a portion of the previously distilled whiskey mash (referred to as "setback") is added into the next batch.
APPEARANCE: A rich chestnut hue
NOSE: Honey, cherry oak, and a slight minty-ness with orange zest
PALATE: Luxurious, round mouthfeel, caramel and burnt sugar with a light smokiness upfront and exotic spice at mid-palate
FINISH: A long one, exhibiting the whiskey’s depth of flavor