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Bib & Tucker BourbonBib & Tucker Bourbon
Size: 750ml
Country: United States
Region: Kentucky
Sub-Region: Crestwood
Producer: 35 Maple Street

Before the Civil War, the term "bib & tucker" was used to describe the finest attire a man owned the kind of suit or tuxedo that he would wear to a wedding or special event.

Bib & Tucker Small Batch Bourbon Whiskey is crafted from a mash of 70% corn, 26% rye and 4% malted barley. The grains, which were harvested in late 2006 and early 2007, were distilled twice first through a column still and then through an old fashioned copper pot still. Following distillation, the bourbon was matured in No. 1 charred American white oak barrels for a minimum of six years (the average age of the bourbon is actually 7.5 years, however).

As a result, Bib & Tucker has an aroma of vanilla, freshly mowed grass and leather-bound books. Notes of sweet fruit, vanilla beans, caramel and dried apricots dominate the palate, and are complemented by a subtle touch of ginger spice. The finish is complex and lingers, with hints of chestnuts and roasted corn.

Proof: 92
ABV: 46%