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Belle Meade Bourbon Reserve Whiskey*Packaging may vary

Belle Meade Bourbon Reserve Whiskey

Bourbon /54.15% ABV / Tennessee, United States

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Product details

Category
Bourbon
Region
Tennessee, United States
ABV
54.15%

Product description

Belle Meade Bourbon Reserve is a premium expression of the multi-award-winning Belle Meade Bourbon, crafted to meet the growing demand among aficionados for elite, high-proof bourbon whiskey. To craft the perfect bottle of bourbon, distillers identify certain superior bourbon casks from the Belle Meade inventory, then combine them into distinct batches that yield a richer, more robust, higher-proof bourbon, enhancing the character, flavor, and feel of this small-batch bourbon. Accentuating vanilla, spice, stone fruit, and caramel flavors, this uniquely bold, full-flavored, high-rye reserve bourbon is greater than the sum of its parts. Enjoy this 108.3 proof bourbon neat, with a splash of water, or add to enliven your favorite classic cocktail. Proudly bottled in the state of Tennessee. Please enjoy responsibly. Belle Meade Straight Bourbon Whiskey 56.8% alc/vol ©Nelson's Green Brier Distillery, Nashville, TN

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  • Michael
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    Bold taste with a bit of a burn. Great sipping bourbon to drink slowly. Caramel notes.

  • Kathleen
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    This smooth flavorful bourbon is a standout whether on its own or paired with a mixer. I personally love sipping just the bourbon.

  • Nicholas
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    It's simply delicious, and the price was decent. This coming from a person that has a bottle of Pappy on his shelf.

  • Ralph
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    Excellent

  • Joshua
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    Love reds

FAQs

Bourbon is a corn-based, aged spirit that, while legally can be produced anywhere in the U.S., is Kentucky’s signature liquor; in fact, Kentucky distilleries make 95% of the world’s bourbon and the Bluegrass State hosts over a million visitors annually for bourbon tasting tourism.
Because of the liquor’s aging process variation, bourbon’s colors range from light amber to dark caramel and each bottle must contain at least 40% ABV. Bourbon can only be called bourbon if it’s aged in an oak barrel; barrels must be new and are pre-charred to help the liquid extract as much flavor as possible from the wood.
Much like how a square is a rectangle, but a rectangle is not a square, bourbon is a whiskey — but because of the stricter standards set for bourbon distillers, most whiskies are not considered bourbons.
While both whiskey and bourbon are made from the same base ingredients (a predominantly corn mash, yeast and water), a spirit can only be called bourbon if it’s crafted in the United States, surpasses a minimum 40% ABV and is aged in new, charred, white oak barrels. Bourbons are generally on the younger side of the whiskey family (compared to older whiskies like scotch) and thus deliver a sweeter profile.
Bourbon’s ingredient list is short and sweet (literally): corn, other grains, water and yeast. Barley, wheat and rye grains are often featured in the mash composition alongside the liquor’s signature corn base, but even so, the FDA considers straight bourbon as a gluten-free product that is safe for those with Celiac Disease or for individuals who suffer from other forms of gluten intolerance.
Raise a glass to science: While rye, barley and wheat all contain the gluten protein, the actual gluten is removed during the bourbon’s distillation process, in which the gluten molecules are separated from the actual distillate used to make the final product.
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