Blackened x Wes Henderson Bourbon Review [In Depth]
Blackened x Wes Henderson Bourbon
Blackened x Wes Henderson Details
Distillery: Blackened (sourced from Kentucky)
Type & Region: Finished bourbon, USA
Aged: 6 years
Color: 1.3/2.0 on the color scale (russet, muscat)
Price: $100 MSRP
From the company website:The second release in the BLACKENED® Masters of Whiskey Series, BLACKENED x Wes Henderson Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey Finished in Wine Port Wine Casks is the collaboration of Master Distillers Rob Dietrich of BLACKENED® and Wes Henderson, Co-Founder of Angel’s Envy. Crafted from a 6-year old Kentucky straight bourbon and finished in white port wine casks.
This expression was finished …using BLACKENED’s proprietary BLACK NOISE™ sonic enhancement process. During finishing, the whiskey undergoes a sonic enhancement process in which the finishing barrels are pummeled by the low hertz frequencies of Metallica’s music. The sound waves cause vibrations that shake the finishing barrels, causing greater interaction between the whiskey and the wood, extracting more flavors and color.
Blackened x Wes Henderson overview
Partnering with Wes Henderson and finishing in white port casks are also unique. Wes Henderson was part of the team that built Angel’s Envy and brought finished whiskey to the forefront. You can even say that Wes Henderson and Angel’s Envy are the pioneers of modern-day finished bourbon. Collaborating with him on another finished bourbon feels fitting.
Blackened x Wes Henderson smell
Blackened X Wes Henderson Finished Bourbon smells fantastic. I don’t know what the base bourbon is, but it’s great stuff. The white port finish continues to be moderate, which is great for people who may be less initiated with finished bourbons. I personally adore strong, borderline overpowering, finishes, but I can appreciate this entire package that smells amazing.
Blackened x Wes Henderson taste and aftertaste
Blackened x Wes Henderson Rating
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