New Releases: Milam & Greene, Daniel Weller, 15 STARS, and Ammunition

Whiskey distilleries in America have been busy. We’ve got a complete host of current releases together with a single barrel bourbon from Milam & Greene and a variety of experimental wheat bourbons from Daniel Weller. 15 STARS have launched a personal inventory bourbon, and a cask energy expression from Ammunition. 

Milam & Greene Golden Eagle Single Barrel Bourbon

Milam & Greene Whiskey has introduced the primary 2024 launch from the extremely sought-after Wildlife Bourbon Assortment. Named ‘The Golden Eagle’, this launch is ready to construct on the success of its predecessor, which bought out inside hours.

The whiskey was distilled in Tennessee from a mash invoice comprising 84% corn, 8% rye, and eight% malted barley. It was then aged in Tennessee for nearly seven years, earlier than being transferred to Texas to mature for an additional two years. It was then bottled in February 2024 at 64.1% ABV.

Tasting notes embrace cherry, brown sugar, black tea, marzipan, crème brûlée, and almond, with a lingering mint chocolate end and viscous mouthfeel.

The primary whiskey in Milam & Greene’s 2024 Wildlife Assortment, The Golden Eagle celebrates Texas’s avian wildlife. The Golden Eagle is the most important eagle present in North America and may be seen swooping over Texas.

Milam & Greene’s Golden Eagle whiskey may be bought solely on the Milam & Greene website.

Daniel Weller Emmer Wheat 

Buffalo Trace Distillery launched Daniel Weller, an experimental line of wheated bourbons. This new assortment pays homage to one in all America’s whiskey forefathers, Daniel Weller.

Daniel Weller, grandfather of William Larue (W.L.) Weller, has a wealthy historical past that traces again to the post-Revolutionary Warfare period. After relocating to Kentucky in 1794, Daniel adopted his father’s footsteps in producing whiskey, which he leased to others to complement his earnings. On his demise in 1807 with no will, his son Samuel procured his distilling gear to proceed the household legacy, ultimately passing it right down to W.L. Weller, founding father of W.L. Weller & Sons.

Buffalo Hint, which produces the Weller model, has crafted this line utilizing a wide range of wheat strains. The primary launch is made with Emmer wheat, an historical Egyptian grain that may be very not often utilized in distillation in the present day.

The Daniel Weller Emmer Wheat is 11 years outdated, bottled at 94 proof. It’s obtainable throughout the US for an RRP of $499.99.

15 STARS 15 Yr Previous Personal Inventory High-quality Aged Bourbon & First West Rye Whiskey 

15 STARS High-quality-Aged Bourbon has introduced the discharge of its 8&15 Yr Personal Inventory and the second batch of its award-winning First West Rye.

The 8&15 yr outdated bourbon is an replace on the earlier 7&15 yr outdated expression from 15 STARS. The brand new bourbon is bottled at 53.5% ABV and is a mix of Kentucky bourbons aged for 8 and 15 years. Tasting notes embrace “toffee, fudge, fruit cake, and honeycomb.”

The First West Rye pays tribute to America’s “First West” distilling area, centered on Kentucky in 1795. This established expression was bottled at 52.5% ABV and options notes of candied fruit, natural spice, and almonds.

Every bottle from 15 STARS contains a traditional steel stopper impressed by the primary U.S. coinage, symbolizing the enduring craftsmanship of early America.

Each expressions may be bought by way of the 15 STARS website for $139 (8&15) and $89 (First West) respectively. 

Ammunition Cask Energy Bourbon 

Ammunition Wine + Whiskey has unveiled its latest providing: Ammunition Cask Energy Bourbon. 

The whiskey was distilled from a mash invoice comprising 70% corn, 20% wheat, and 10% rye. It was then aged for 4 years earlier than being completed for six months in Cabernet Sauvignon French Oak casks. 

Drinkers can anticipate notes of caramel, butterscotch, and vanilla. With an RRP of $79.99, the bottle may be bought by way of Ammunition Wine + Whiskey’s website.

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