Michter's US 1 Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey
Staff Pick

Michter's US 1 Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey

Item # 17644 750mL

If you thought you didn't like bourbon, this is a good reason to give it another try. This one packs in all the great flavor--toasted corn, caramel and spice, but without being too sweet, overly charred tasting and none of that throat burn. Wonderfully smooth and tasty. A gem in the rough.

$44.99/ Single Bottle
$269.94/ Case of 6
Enter a delivery zip code
Check Availability
Free shipping on first web orders over $299
available for pickup within the next three hours Pick-up this item at our shop!
ABV
45.70%
Country
USA
Region
Producer
This item is featured in a tasting on: tasting date
This item is featured in: WineClub
This item is featured in AstorCenterClass at Astor Center
Need Help Deciding? Get personal recommendations from our staff

Staff Pick Notes

Cost be damned says Michter’s Distillery in regards to the process of creating their line of American whiskeys with how intricate each expression is. You see, Michter’s specifies their wood barreling to be as dry as possible to reduce the tannin levels imparted to the bourbon with enough charring to assist in adding concentrations of flavor and color through accessing the wood’s natural sugars. The bourbon upon entry is proofed at 103 so the wood’s sugars cycle more freely into the distillate, which does result in lower yields but is more viscous and richer. Let me not forget that it is only chilled filtration with Michter's. All this comes together to create a fusion of balanced sweetness of toffee, baking spice, toasted corn with a polished, tempered mouthfeel that speaks to taking a little more time to churn out some refined bourbon.

- JOS

Sign up. Get 10% Off.

Get a promo code for 10% off when you sign up for our emails.

 
 

Offer available to new subscribers. Cannot be combined with any other offers. Does not apply to items on sale, solid cases, corporate orders, or orders containing an item priced at more than $10,000.