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Four Roses Limited Edition Single Barrel

May 9, 2012

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The term “single barrel” is one of the most confusing in the lexicon of spirits. Most designated Single Barrels are actually blends of liquor from different casks. Elijah Craig Single Barrel, for example, is composed of Bourbon from no more than 70 separate casks, and there are single barrel Bourbons on the market drawn from as many as 200 different barrels (most regular Bourbons, by contrast, are blends of whiskey from 500-700 barrels). (more…)