Classification: Straight Bourbon Finished in Tequila Barrels
Company: Chattanooga Whiskey Co.
Distillery: Chattanooga Riverfront Distillery
Release Date: April 2021
Age: 3 Years
Mashbill: Undisclosed amounts of Yellow Corn, Malted Barley (Pale, Caramel, Honey), Malted Wheat, Malted Rye
MSRP: $70 (2021)
Aged oak | Clove | Baked bread | Roasted malt | Bananas Foster | Light rye spice | Faint hints of tequila | Unique scent combination with clear barrel finishing influence
Heavy malt | Faint vanilla | Rye spice | Dabs of brown sugar | Oak | Light tequila notes interwoven in | Densely packed flavors
Rye spice | Malted barley | Oak | Baking chocolate | Cigar box | Lingering heat | Earthy
Chattanooga Whiskey is known for their willingness to push the envelope of what it means to distill and age whiskey. Aging a high malt bourbon for 3 years and finishing it in rare Extra-Anejo Tequila barrels for 7 months isn’t a common occurrence. It’s rightfully part of the distillery's Experimental Single Batch Series, as the three barrels that made up this release provide a tasting experience that is equally as unique. Even though this whiskey spent a total of just over 3.5 years in barrels, you would think it was more based on the sip. And what a sip it is. It will challenge even the most experienced whiskey drinker due to the amount of scents and flavors this packs in. If you’re a fan of unique barrel finished bourbons, this is one to try to track down.