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Press Release: A. Smith Bowman Distillery Announced Limited Edition Oak Series

A. Smith Bowman Distillery today announces the launch of Abraham Bowman Oak Series, a new set of experimental American whiskeys joining the Abraham Bowman Limited Edition Collection. This exciting new series demonstrates A. Smith Bowman Distillery’s commitment to pushing the boundaries of American whiskey making methodologies while celebrating the legacy of Abraham Bowman, the great-grandfather of the Distillery’s founder, Abram Smith Bowman.  The Abraham Bowman Oak Series explores cask maturation in different oak varietals from […]

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Bourbon Review

Bourbon Review: Maker’s Mark No. 46

From the bottle, “A few years back Bill Samuels Jr. became obsessed with creating a new version of Maker’s Mark with amplified notes of vanilla, caramel and spice while offering a longer finish without the bitterness his Dad was so opposed to. After a lengthy process of trial and error, Bill landed on the idea of finishing the fully-matured Maker’s Mark in the barrel for a little bit longer with specially chosen French Oak staves. If Bill […]

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