Bowman Distillery is an interesting not so small distillery in Fredericksburg, VA that’s owned by Sazerac. Yes, that’s the same Sazerac that owns Barton 1792 and Buffalo Trace. What makes Bowman unique is that it supposedly re-distills Buffalo Trace’s new make bourbon mashbills #1 and/or #2 one more time in Virginia (making it a total of 3 distillations) before fully aging the spirit in Virginia. You could say that A. Smith Bowman is Buffalo Trace’s extended family that lives in Virginia.
Anyways, in this review I have John Bowman Single Barrel Bourbon, their non-age-stated and 100 proof all-the-time released bourbon, although I don’t think that it’s nationally distributed. Given the 100 proof and single barrel, you could say that it’s a