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Kooper’s Family The Prodigal Son Bourbon

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Classification: Straight Bourbon

Company: Kooper Family Whiskey Co.

Distillery: Undisclosed distillery(ies) in Kentucky

Release Date: Fall 2020

Proof: 86

Age: NAS (Website states 4 years)

Mashbill: 78% Corn, 12% Malted Barley, 10% Rye

Color: Chestnut

MSRP: $40 (2020)

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NOSE

Cinnamon bun | Vanilla frosting | Dark brown sugar | Light citrus | Rich oak | Deliciously rich

palate

Honey | Coffee cake | Baking spice | Sweet oak | Gentle but impactful

finish

Leather | Burnt toffee | Slight dryness | Long oak aftertaste

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We enjoyed both Kooper’s Family Rye and Sweetheart at the Rodeo from this Texas distillery. Despite their whiskey’s sourced origins, Kooper’s blending and aging in Texas has produced some noteworthy whiskeys so far. The Prodigal Son is the company’s first limited release, consisting of just five barrels and only available at their distillery. Despite its very limited availability, The Prodigal Son with its rich flavors at just four years old and 86 proof, is another example of the impressive showing by this young distillery.

The sample used for this review was provided to us at no cost courtesy its respective company. We thank them for allowing us to review it with no strings attached.
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Written By: Eric

December 4, 2020
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