4 Gate Whiskey Firm Broadcasts Launch #12 – ModernThirst

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4 Gate Whiskey Firm Broadcasts Launch #12

“The Kelvin Collaboration III”

Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey Completed in PX Sherry-Rum Casks

 LOUISVILLE, KY, April fifth, 2021- 4 Gate Whiskey is releasing the third iteration of its award successful “The Kelvin Collaboration” batch. Following batches 1 and 6, every named amongst the perfect barrel-finished whiskeys of the 12 months by varied esteemed writers, bloggers, and vloggers, batch 12 is a mix of 9 and 12-year previous Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskeys completed in PX Sherry-Rum casks.

The 9-year Kentucky Straight Bourbon was distilled with a mashbill of 75% corn, 13% rye, and 12% malted barley. The 12-year Kentucky Straight Bourbon mashbill is 74% corn, 18% rye and eight% malted barley.

The secondary casks initially had been initially used to mature PX Sherry, adopted by darkish rum by Virago Spirits of Richmond, VA earlier than discovering their approach through Kelvin Cooperage to 4 Gate Whiskey Firm.

Every of the earlier two releases of “The Kelvin Collaboration” have featured Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey completed in further fortified wine and rum casks. This launch ups the ante with ultra-premium PX Sherry affect.

“These actually is likely to be a few of the finest end barrels we’ve had,” stated Chief Barrel Officer Bob D’Antoni.”

“The primary launch of this line was our first ever launch,” stated Chief Mixing Officer Invoice Straub. “So The Kelvin Collaboration identify is particular to us. We couldn’t be happier with the ultimate product and I feel it’s the perfect Kelvin Collaboration we’ve achieved but.”

2,470 bottles had been produced at 123.7 proof at a steered retail value of $199 every.


 Nostril:  Vanilla, caramel, molasses, and candy crimson fruit.

  • Style: Wealthy and decadent, the PX Sherry is obvious on the entrance palate adopted by conventional vanilla and oak bourbon notes on the mid palate. Brown sugar sweetness coats the periphery.
  • End: Lengthy, viscous, and mouth-coating. The molasses and crimson fruit linger all through.

Straub and D’Antoni run the corporate because the Chief Mixing Officer and Chief Barrel Officer, respectively. With their roots in Louisville, Straub has leveraged his information of bourbon and the trade as founder and Editor-In-Chief of ModernThirst.com since 2014. As a profitable native entrepreneur, D’Antoni has used his connections to determine relationships to get his palms on some terrific bourbon.

A neighborhood collaboration like this feeds into the 4 Gate Whiskey Firm philosophy: if you happen to begin with the perfect whiskey, and leverage a few of the best-regarded consultants within the subject on the results of barrels, you wind up with a tremendous whiskey that each connoisseurs and collectors alike will admire.


The Kelvin Collaboration III is on the market in April in Kentucky, Tennessee, and Georgia, Indiana and on-line by way of Seelbachs.com, BourbonOutfitter.com, and Caskers.com at a MSRP of $199.


4 Gate Whiskey Firm’s merchandise have been launched since 2019 to essential acclaim, with each batch reviewed by Whisky Advocate incomes rating of 90 factors or larger (90-94 = “Excellent; a whisky of superior character and elegance”), and a number of well-regarded writers and on-line reviewers naming varied batches amongst the highest 10 American whiskeys of 2019 and 2020.


4 Gate Whiskey Firm began in 2018 with the purpose of releasing a number of distinctive batches of whiskey merchandise every year. With its first product launch of 11-year-old Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey completed in sherry-rum casks in April 2019, the staff is worked up to unveil the opposite small batch merchandise with distinctive finishes in years to return. Be taught extra at fourgatewhiskey.com, like us on Facebook.com and observe us on Twitter @four_gate and Instagram @fourgatewhiskey.


Kelvin Cooperage, based in Glasgow, Scotland in 1963 and now primarily based in Louisville, KY, is a full-service family-owned cooperage supplying new and used barrels to wine, spirits, and beer producers around the globe. For extra data, go to Kelvincooperage.com


Extra media photographs and knowledge can be found at fourgatewhiskey.com.

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