Blade and Bow, a Diageo bourbon label, has re-released its ultra-premium 22-Year-Old Kentucky Straight Bourbon at the Stitzel-Weller Distillery and Garden & Gun Club in Louisville, KY. The extra old American bourbon is aged and bottled at the historic Stitzel-Weller Distillery, where it became available this month alongside 15 markets while supplies last.
“Blade and Bow 22-Year-Old Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey is an homage to the American bourbon industry,” said Douglas Kragel, Master Educator for Blade and Bow, in a prepared statement. “Rarely do such complex and delicate whiskies make it to this age in the state of Kentucky, but when they do they can be magical.
“This Bourbon has layered flavors reminiscent of a freshly baked apple pie, with undertones of fresh dough and apple, layered with caramelized sugar and honeyed spices bringing everything together in an Americana flavor profile.”
Each September, in time for National Bourbon Heritage Month, Blade and Bow’s 22-Year-Old Kentucky Straight Bourbon is released for what’s described as “a month-long celebration that pays homage to the craftsmanship, history, and tradition of Stitzel-Weller Distillery.”
Due to the finite amount of liquid available, it was noted by the brand, there is no guaranteed timeframe for how long this “in-demand bourbon” will be accessible.
Official tasting information makse mention that “the fragrant aroma of the 22-Year-Old layered with oak, caramel, and fresh stone fruit bring this highly acclaimed bourbon a sweet and smoky flavor, accented with well-balanced tasting notes.”
Blade and Bow 22-Year-Old Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey is available in California, Texas, Georgia, Colorado, South Carolina, Illinois, Washington DC, Tennessee, North Carolina, Virginia, Florida, Ohio, Wisconsin, and Michigan
As a side note, consumers can experience the 22-Year-Old year-round at The Garden & Gun Club at the Stitzel-Weller Distillery. The 22-Year-Old Tasting Experience includes one ounce of Blade and Bow 22-Year-Old in a handcrafted Terrane glass, alongside a signature wool tartan bag, Blade and Bow enamel pin and tasting notes guide.
For more information please visit https://www.bladeandbowwhiskey.com/