Colonel E.H. Taylor, Jr. ‘Cured Oak’ Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey

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SIZE 750mL | PROOF 100 (50% ABV)

Crafted with Buffalo Trace’s low-rye mash bill, this bourbon was matured in oak casks that were made with staves cured for 13 months ― double the usual amount. After 17 long years, the complex and balanced whiskey was bottled at 100 proof.

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About Colonel E.H. Taylor, Jr. ‘Cured Oak’ Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey

Colonel E.H. Taylor Jr Cured Oak. Colonel Edmund Haynes Taylor, Jr. was known for consistently producing excellent whiskey in the 1800s and popularizing the sour mash technique. The Cured Oak whiskey matures in oak casks that were made with staves cured for 13 months ― double the usual amount. It was aged for 17 years in Warehouse C, Taylor’s favorite warehouse that was built in 1881.

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About E.H. Taylor, Jr.

In 1869, Taylor purchased a small distillery situated on the banks of the Kentucky River. After christening the distillery O.F.C Distillery (OFC was an abbreviation for Old Fire Copper), Taylor began renovating and modernizing the plant — he purchased copper fermentation tanks, new grain grinding equipment, and unique, columnar stills. During his tenure, Taylor also implemented several innovative distilling techniques, including aging bourbon in climate-controlled rickhouses.

At the time, an overwhelming number of distilleries were still not aging their whiskey. In order to make their spirits palatable, some distillers and retailers added juices and syrups to sweeten their bourbon, while others added acid and tobacco to give the whiskey its signature, amber hue.

Armed with distilling experience and a political pedigree, Taylor, together with Treasury Secretary John G. Carlisle, was instrumental in passing the Bottled-In-Bond Act of 1897 (27 C.F.R. 5.21). The act required that any spirit labeled as “Bonded” or “Bottled-in-Bond” be the product of one distiller at one distillery during one distillation season. In addition, the Act required that bonded spirits be aged in a federally bonded warehouse under U.S. government supervision for at least four years and bottled at 100 proof.

Colonel E.H. Taylor Jr Cured Oak

There are not many things more American than bourbon, and although most of it is produced in Kentucky, it can be produced all over the USA.
It must be made with at least 51% corn and bottled at 40% ABV or higher. So why not give this American classic a try?

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