The average bourbon drinker who has just ordered two fingers of booze at the bar may not think much about this, but it’s true: much of that flavor that makes it worth savoring comes from trees—and in this case, we’re talking about the mighty oak tree.
Buffalo Trace Distillery decided it was time to celebrate the role oak plays in curing great spirits by issuing editions dedicated to different types and calling it the Old Charter Oak series. They began with Mongolian Oak and have just released the newest installment, Old Canadian Oak Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey.
Here’s the origin story for this edition: Buffalo Trace acquired a limited number of barrels from Canada. They topped them off with the mash they also use to make their Eagle Rare, among other bourbons. Then they let it sit for 10 years.
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