Colonel E.H. Taylor, Jr. Amaranth Bourbon Whiskey - Spirits Worth Raising

Colonel E.H. Taylor, Jr. Amaranth Bourbon Whiskey

On February 12, 1830, Edmund Haynes Taylor Jr. widely considered the father of modern bourbon was born in Columbus, Kentucky. Orphaned as a baby, Taylor was adopted by Edmund Haynes Taylor Sr. and was raised in Louisiana by his great-uncle, Zachary Taylor (who would later become the twelfth President of the United States). After attending the Boyers French School in New Orleans, Taylor moved back to Kentucky and matriculated from the B. B. Sayers Academy. Following in the footsteps of his adopted father, Taylor became involved in banking and came to the aid of several Kentucky distilleries that were suffering from Reconstruction.In 1869, Taylor purchased a small distillery situated on the banks of the Kentucky River. Christened the distillery OFC (OFC was an abbreviation for Old Fire Copper) Distillery, Taylor began renovating and modernizing the plant he purchased copper fermentation tanks, new grain grinding equipment and unique, columnar stills. During his tenure, Taylor also implemented several innovative distilling techniques, including aging whiskey in climate-controlled rickhouses.In honor of former distillery owner Colonel E. H. Taylor, this distinctive whiskey is the tenth release in the E.H. Taylor, Jr. lineup that includes their Small Batch Bourbon, Single Barrel Bourbon, Barrel Proof Bourbon, and Straight Rye. This Amaranth Bourbon is Bottled-in-Bond as with previous releases. This 100 proof special release delivers a complex profile of toffee, mint, dark berries and pecans.Pick up your bottle today!
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Product ID: 10285 - SKU: 10285