Pinhook Bourbon Vertical Series 8 Year 114.6 Proof|
One of the more interesting and often less talked about projects to follow year after year in whiskey is the Vertical Series by Pinhook.
Every year, Pinhook releases a new bourbon and rye, each connected to a promising young thoroughbred. The whiskey in each release is the best expression of their barrels at that moment in time, and they blend and proof releases to be as unique as the horse on the label. The Vertical Series is a one-time opportunity to follow this group of barrels, all filled within months of each other, as they age.
This 8-Year bourbon is the 5th of 9 vintages in the Vertical Series, following this group of barrels as they age from 4 to 12 years old and experience the evolution of flavors over their nine-year journey. These barrels were distilled at MGP in Indiana; aged, blended, and bottled at Castle & Key Distillery in Frankfort, KY, by Pinhook Master Blender, Sean Josephs.
While we did have a Vertical Series Single Barrel Rye not that long ago, we didn't get an opportunity to offer the Vertical Series rye blend because it sold out before we could make it public, but we are happy we managed to get some of this bourbon while we wait for our single barrel bourbon to arrive.