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Tuesday, May 04 2021 - 23:58
After Setting Auction Record For A Barrel of Bourbon, Michter's To Release Its 10 Year Bourbon
LOUISVILLE, Ky., May 4, 2021 /PRNewswire-AsiaNet/ --

This May, Louisville-based Michter's Distillery will begin shipping the 2021 
release of its 10 Year Bourbon. In July of 2020, a private barrel selection 
bottling of Michter's 10 Year Kentucky Straight Bourbon established the record 
for a barrel of bourbon purchased at auction when it was sold in London for 
166,000 GBP (US$209,462). "It's wonderful to see the growing recognition that 
well-made bourbon, rye, and American whiskey are having around the world," 
observed Joseph J. Magliocco, Michter's President.

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Michter's 10 Year Kentucky Straight Bourbon is 94.4 proof, and it sells for a 
suggested retail price of $150 in the U.S. In the words of Michter's Master 
Distiller Dan McKee, "This release is a really full bodied, special bourbon."

It has been stored in Michter's heat-cycled warehouses. "When we heat cycle, it 
increases the interaction between the whiskey and the wood allowing us to 
extract more character from the barrel resulting in a truly rich and 
exceptional whiskey that is not overly oaked," stated Michter's Master of 
Maturation Andrea Wilson.

Michter's makes highly acclaimed, limited production whiskeys. Michter's is 
renowned for its small batch bourbon, single barrel bourbon, single barrel rye, 
and small batch American whiskey.  In January 2021, Michter's was named the #1 
Top Trending American Whiskey brand by Drinks International in their Annual 
Brands Report for the third year in a row. Beyond its main distillery in the 
Shively section of Louisville, Michter's operations extend to two other sites 
in Kentucky. In Springfield, Michter's is farming estate grown grain on its 
145-acre property, while in downtown Louisville, Michter's has its second 
distillery in the historic Fort Nelson building. Situated in a prime location 
on West Main Street opposite Louisville Slugger and on the same block as the 
Frazier Museum, Michter's Fort Nelson Distillery features the legendary pot 
still system from Michter's Pennsylvania Distillery. When open, it also has 
educational tours with whiskey tastings as well as The Bar at Fort Nelson, 
which features classic cocktails curated by spirits and cocktail historian 
David Wondrich.

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SOURCE: Michter's Distillery