Bourbon Old FItzgerald 11years Bottled-in-BondRegular price $499.99
The fall 2021 edition of Old Fitzgerald Bottled-in-Bond Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey features bourbon pulled from Rickhouse EE and is the second 11-year-old of the nationally released series, with the first released in the spring of 2018.
Acquired in 1999 by Heaven Hill, the Old Fitzgerald line is well-known for its distilling pedigree and story behind its namesake, John E. Fitzgerald.
Founded in Kentucky by the Shapira family in 1935, Heaven Hill Distillery maintains more than 1.9 million barrels aging in 63 warehouses throughout Nelson and Jefferson Counties in Kentucky. It’s home to Elijah Craig Bourbon, Larceny Bourbon, Evan Williams Bourbon, Pikesville Rye Whiskey, Rittenhouse Rye Whisky, Parker’s Heritage Collection, and Old Fitzgerald.
Nose: The nose is bight with notes of cinnamon, vanilla, caramel, and oak spice
Palate: The first sip has a medium viscosity that coats the entire mouth. Notes of brown sugar and toasted oak are prominent. The second sip is creamy with notes of vanilla, tree nuts, and caramel. The third sip is a beautiful combination of the tasting notes listed above, however, all of the flavors are present and pronounced.
Finish: This bourbon has a medium-long finish. Different notes become evident through the finishing including brown sugar, cinnamon, vanilla, cherry, char, and oak spice.