Review: Blade and Bow Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey

May 29, 2015

Blade and Bow Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey

When it comes to American Whiskey, Diageo has been slightly nomadic in their approach. Diageo’s showcase American Whiskey brand, Bulleit Bourbon, is produced at the Four Roses Distillery in Lawrenceburg, Kentucky, while their Bulleit Rye is produced at Midwest Grain Products in Lawrenceburg, Indiana. This nomadic approach has extended to Diageo’s Orphan Barrel Whiskey, which brings together whiskeys from various sources under a single brand. Orphan Barrel was an interesting move for Diageo, which created an entirely new umbrella brand focused on a whiskey’s age and character rather than where it was produced.

Defocusing the source of the Orphan Barrel…