Four Gate Whiskey Private Select - Mash & Journey Barrel No. 20
Indiana Straight Rye Whiskey Finished in A New Toasted Oak Cask
Mashbill: 95/5 Rye/Malted Barley
Bount Count: 162
The company made 20 barrels available for single barrel bottlings, 9 barrels of 8-year-old Straight Rye Whiskey, 6 barrels of 7-year-old Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey, and 5 barrels of 6-year-old Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey. The barrels have been bottled either as private select casks purchased by stores and consumers, or as “selected by the CBOs of Four Gate, referring to Chief Barrel Officer, D’Antoni, and Chief Blending Officer, Straub. All the single barrel bottles have custom labels with custom-cut and burned wooden neck tags. Mash Bills of the Private Select Cask Rye is 95% Rye and 5% Malted Barley. The two Kentucky Straight bourbons share a mash bill of 75% Corn, 21% Rye, and 4% Malted Barley.
Straub and D’Antoni run the company as the Chief Blending Officer and Chief Barrel Officer, respectively. With their roots in Louisville, Straub has leveraged his knowledge of bourbon and the industry as founder and Editor-In-Chief of ModernThirst.com since 2014. As a successful local entrepreneur, D’Antoni has used his connections to establish relationships to get his hands on some terrific bourbon.