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The Walking Dead Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey*Packaging may vary

The Walking Dead Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey

Bourbon /47% ABV / Kentucky, United States

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Product details

Category
Bourbon
Region
Kentucky, United States
ABV
47%

Product description

In an apocalyptic world where the dead have fed off the living, society has crumbled to the verge of extinction. There is no government, no stores, no mail delivery, no cable TV. But luckily, there is bourbon. Spirits of the Apocalypse is a strategic alliance between Diageo and Skybound Entertainment, the company behind The Walking Dead comic series. With a light caramel nose, taste of fruit and a smooth and spicy finish, this whiskey is good enough for the living, and sought out by the dead. Our limited release is perfect for The Walking Dead watch parties or as a gift for a die-hard fan. For a delicious Princess Punch cocktail, combine The Walking Dead Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey, pomegranate juice, red wine, lemon juice and cinnamon syrup in a glass with ice and garnish with a slice of blood orange. Includes one 94 proof 750 mL bottle of Spirits of the Apocalypse The Walking Dead Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey. Please drink responsibly.

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    I was afraid that it would be more gimicky than good, but it was really good. Smooth, hint of sweet... I’m not good at describing whiskey, but it’s worth the buy!

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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