Knob Creek 15 Year Bourbon Whiskey
Bourbon /50% ABV / Kentucky, United States
- Kentucky, United States
- Tasting Notes
- Caramel, Floral, Leather, Oak, Vanilla
- Years Aged
- Food Pairing
- Cheese - Nutty & Semi-Firm, Cured Meats
Knob Creek 15-Year-Old enters the stage as our most mature Knob Creek offering to date. After a decade and half of maturation, Knob Creek 15- Year-Old will entice the nose with delectable caramelized oak and luscious vanilla. Our bourbon will further soothe the palate with smooth caramel and toffee perfectly paired with toasted oak and light leather. Lastly Knob Creek- 15- Year-Old will finish with a warming spice joined by a slight floral bouquet. Join us on a journey, decades in the making, where only the best of the best barrels can claim a home to, Knob Creek 15- Year-Old. Because after all, true maturity comes with age.View all products by Knob CreekCalifornia Residents: Click here for Proposition 65 WARNING
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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.
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.
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.