Louisville-based craft distiller, Angel’s Envy has announced the limited-edition release of its 2021 Cask Strength Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey Finished in Port Wine Barrels.
Introduced in 2012, this year’s release marks the tenth release in Cask Strength program. To commemorate that, the expression has been packaged in a collectable carved hardwood box. Bottled at 120.7-proof (60.35% ABV), whiskey marks the tenth release in Cask Strength program, and it is
“Putting together our annual Cask Strength release has become something of a tradition for our family. It’s hard to believe that we’ve been doing it for ten years,” said Wes Henderson, Co-Founder and Chief Innovation Officer of Angel’s Envy.
“Back in 2012, our first Cask Strength release was a run of just 600 bottles available in only two states. So to see fans all over the country chasing down these bottles and sharing them with their friends and family as a special way to toast over the holidays or as a gift – it’s very rewarding and a reflection of how much Angel’s Envy has grown over the past decade.”
Offering complex aromas of peach and cherry accompanied by hints of brandy, tea and honey, the expression also offers notes of leather, toasted oak and vanilla carry into the palate, along with flavours of stone fruit and port that give way to creamy crème Brulee and honey with nutty marzipan. The finish features slight tannins and notes of black tea, apricot and smoke.
Beginning on December 1, just 14,760 bottles will be available at select retailers in all 50 U.S. states
For more information, go to angelsenvy.com