Henry Mckenna Bourbon 1L
Discover Henry Mckenna Bourbon 1L:
Known as Henry McKenna Bourbon, this high-proof, Bottled-in-Bond whiskey is named after the Irish immigrant who adapted his family’s whiskey recipe to fit with the grains he discovered in Kentucky. Henry McKenna is one of the most well-aged Bottled-in-Bond whiskeys available today, having been aged in barrels for more than 40 seasons in the Kentucky countryside. The majority of critics think that this is a nicely balanced Bourbon whiskey.
Barrels must meet or exceed the requirements of our Master Distillers’ sophisticated palates in order to be considered for use in a single barrel Bourbon. There is no blending of whiskeys allowed here. Each one-of-a-kind barrel that is selected is bottled separately to provide an outstanding taste experience.
Color: Warm golden amber
Aroma: Vanilla, caramel, oak, and a light herbaceous note
Taste: Smooth oak, sharp spices, honey, and sweetness
Finish: Long, sweet, and spicy
American Whiskey Varieties
American whiskey is whiskey (a distilled beverage made from fermented grain puree) produced in the United States. The main types of American whiskey are bourbon whiskey, rye whiskey, rye malt whiskey, malt whiskey, wheat whiskey, Tennessee whiskey and corn whiskey. All of them are made from mashed potatoes containing at least 51% of the aforementioned grains.
Mixed whiskeys, whiskey blends, grain whiskeys and distilled whiskeys that do not indicate a dominant grain are also included. ... In the case of blends, American whiskey can include artificial colors and flavors. The laws governing the above products differ between products made for consumption in the United States and those exported abroad.
With a wide variety in one category, American whiskey refers to any spirit drink made in America distilling fermented grain must - usually corn, wheat, rye or barley. American whiskey must be distilled to a maximum alcoholic strength of 95% and bottled with an alcoholic strength of 40% or higher. To be called pure whiskey, it must also be aged in white oak barrels for at least two years and must not contain any added color or flavor.
Bourbon is most often associated with Bourbon County, Kentucky, although technically it can be produced anywhere in the United States. Kentucky is traditionally where American bourbon has been produced since the late 18th century. To be considered a bourbon whiskey, the drink must contain at least 51% corn and must be aged in new carbonized white oak barrels. Bourbon whiskey is available in bottles of eighty ABV (40% ABV) or more and cannot contain any color or aroma additives. A versatile alcohol that can be drunk pure, with water or ice, also goes well with cocktails like an Old Fashioned.
About the Producer: Henry McKenna Whiskey
Henry McKenna is a bourbon brand produced by Heaven Hill at the Bernheim Distillery. It is named after an Irishman who, in the 1850s, adapted his family's whiskey recipe to the raw materials available in Kentucky. Some historical releases may still be available in our database. However, the current product is a 10 year old single section bourbon. Bottled in 100-sample bottles, it is being promoted as the longest-lasting bottled expression available for purchase at the time of writing. In 2019, he won the Best in Show Whiskey award at the World Spirits Competition in San Francisco. See the McKenna Bourbon range distributed by Lion Nathan in New Zealand.
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