(Tried & True Award)- Enticing aromas of oats and honey waft from the glass. Focused on the palate with plenty of hearty spice and whole grain flavor. Round and earthy, it leaves the mouth with a pleasant flavor of brown bread.
January of 1919, the eighteenth amendment was passed and took the boom out of bourbon growth.
Fourteen years later, many distilleries were unable to restart production. The ones that did were financially forced to age their whiskey for shorter periods of time or to resourcefully blend their different whiskies. As a result, Americans developed a taste for softer whiskies, rather than the long-aged, big-flavored straight bourbons of the past.