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Bardstown Bourbon Company Releases Discovery #10

Bardstown Bourbon Company recently debuted its latest release in the Discovery Series, whiskeys designed to highlight the art of blending.

A statement from Bardstown explains that by combining rare whiskeys from a wide range of places, this series will push boundaries by creating unique flavor profiles and styles.

They’re calling it Discovery Series #10, and it explores the depth of flavor from selected aged bourbons that bring unique profiles from Kentucky, Georgia and Tennessee.

Bardstown Bourbon Co. Discovery 10

Bardstown Bourbon Company recently debuted its latest release in the Discovery Series, whiskeys designed to highlight the art of blending. (image via Bardstown Bourbon Co.)

The blender’s notes for #10 show that on the nose, the bourbon offers aromas of toasted pecan, maple, and baked cherry. The palate features tastes of vanilla cream, hazelnut, and cocoa. Its balanced finish offers a lasting spice.

The bourbon’s blend is made up of:

  • 62%   9-year-old Kentucky Bourbon

Vanilla, cinnamon and caramel with roasted peanut

  • 18%   13-year Kentucky Bourbon

Candied cherry, ripe red fruit and baking spices

  • 8%    6-year Kentucky Bourbon

Complex malt notes with youthful spice and smoke

  • 10%   10-year Georgia Bourbon

Rich caramel, providing layers of flavor, earthiness and depth

  • 2%     10-year Tennessee Bourbon 

Orange peel, mixed nuts and caramel

“We’re excited to introduce a new look and feel on the packaging of Discovery #10,” said Dan Callaway, with Bardstown Bourbon Co. “Inside you’ll find a trailblazing blend, rooted in Kentucky that explores innovative flavor from unexpected sources.”

He described the blends of Discovery #10 as five distinct bourbons of different mash bills, ages and sources. It primarily consists of Kentucky-sourced bourbons ranging from six to 13 years in age, the blend is rounded out by two 10-year-old expressions from Tennessee and Georgia.

In January of this year, Bardstown Bourbon Co. released the Origins Series, a collection of three whiskeys distilled, aged, blended and bottled on-site at the Kentucky distillery.

“We know there is a lot of delicious bourbon to be discovered out there, and we love to explore the art of blending to create singular expressions that can’t be replicated,” Callaway said.

Discovery Series #10 clocks in at 114.24 proof, 57.12% ABV, and has a suggested retail price of $139.99. About 3,500 cases will be available through the Bardstown Bourbon Co. gift shop, at retailers in 24 states, and online at Seelbachs.com.

For more information, check out www.bardstownbourbon.com.

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