Gold Star Vol. 25 No. 08

Michter’s 10 Year Single Barrel Bourbon


Michter’s has several different bourbons in their impressive lineup, but the 10-year-old single barrel is one of the most sought after. Don’t take my word for it though. Just recently someone paid over $200,000 at auction for a private barrel this summer. While many of these releases have impressed, I have to agree with Michter’s Master Distiller Dan McKee when he calls the 2021 bottling “a full-bodied, special bourbon.” Aged a healthy ten years in Michter’s heat-cycled warehouses, the latest iteration of this fan-favorite whiskey is chock full of big, bold bourbon notes from an aroma of cocoa powder, barrel char, and flamed orange peel to a silky, sweet palate showcasing cinnamon sugar, chocolate-covered cherries, toasted oak, and a lingering, spice-filled finish. Special, indeed.

Gold Star

Rating: 5 out of 5.

Alcohol %:  47.2
Country:  U.S.A. 
Region:  Kentucky
Producer:  Michter’s Distillery
Importer/Distributor: Michter’s Distillery, web page:

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