I.W. Harper 15 Year Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey
Bernheim Distillery was one of just ten distilleries granted permission to operate during Prohibition for medicinal purposes, and I.W. Harper Bourbon grew in popularity throughout the 20th century until it was cleared from U.S. shelves in the early 1990s. For the first time in over two decades, I.W. Harper has only been made available again in the recent years.
I.W. Harper 15 Year Old Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey was distilled at the current Bernheim Distillery in Louisville, Kentucky from a mash of 86% corn, 6% rye, and 8% barley. After distillation, the bourbon was aged most recently at the Stitzel-Weller Distillery (also in Louisville) before being hand-bottled in Tullahoma, Tennessee.
Aroma of mint chocolate and cinnamon spice, along with big notes of oak and dried fruit. The palate is filled with sweet, citrus notes, particularly candied oranges and caramel, and leads to a robust finish accented by charred wood and clover honey.