Heaven Hill Distillery is rolling out a new barrel-strength edition of its Larceny bourbon to appease those who don’t have thousands of dollars to drop on ultra-rare Pappy Van Winkle.

Because of Larceny’s affordability and smooth flavor profile, the cult bourbon brand is affectionately known among whiskey lovers as the poor man’s Pappy, Gear Patrol reports. And Larceny’s new Barrel Proof offers sippers the chance to taste a high-octane version straight out of the cask. 

While the exact alcohol by volume hasn’t been announced, it’ll be presented in a pinched-waist, flask-shaped bottle labeled with Larceny’s signature skeleton key logo and the autograph of John E. Fitzgerald, an interesting historical character and bourbon lover who inspired the brand. 

Per Heaven Hill Distillery:

As a treasury agent in the late 1800’s and early 1900’s, [Fitzgerald] was one of the only people legally allowed to carry the keys to the barrel storage rickhouses.

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