Hirsch Small Batch Reserve
Hirsch Small Batch Reserve Straight Bourbon Whiskey is distilled in Lawrenceburg, Indiana. This release consists of a blend of bourbons ranging from seven to nine years old, which is exceptionally mature for bourbon at this price point. Two mash bills are married together, one with 21% rye and the other with 35% rye, resulting in a relatively high rye content of approximately 26%.
The rye is sourced from Northern Europe, and the corn comes from Indiana and Ohio. The high rye content adds a distinctive spice character that balances the sweetness of the corn, making this a bourbon that is excellent sipped on its own or used in your favorite bourbon cocktail.
The spirit is barreled at 120 proof, which is amongst the lowest in the industry and imparts a smoother taste profile. The oak is a https://topshelftreasures.com4 char around the base and a https://topshelftreasures.com2 char at the head of the barrel.