John L. Sullivan Irish Bourbon Whiskey
Born in the South End of Boston to Irish immigrants, John L. Sullivan was affectionately known as the Boston Strong Boy. Sullivan was the first heavyweight champion of gloved boxing, and is recognized as the last heavyweight champion of bare-knuckled boxing. By the time he retired in 1905, Sullivan’s record consisted of 40 wins (34 of which were won by knockout), 1 loss and 2 draws. John L. Sullivan Irish Bourbon pays homage to the fighter. Matured in single use bourbon barrels for 4 to 10 years.
Underlying nutty complexity, which leads to honey, baking spices and French toast on the nose. Body is filled with notes of clementines and graham crackers, and leads to a smooth, malty finish characterized by freshly cut barley.