Kings County Bourbon Strength Bourbon – Wine & Spirits Magazine

Kings County Bourbon Strength Bourbon


Of all the craft distillers in the nation, none makes more delicious Bourbon than Kings County—a feat given that the company has been around only since 2010. Despite the youth of its stocks, the new Barrel Strength release—anchored by their oldest barrels to date—is suave and complex, the concentration of spice and woody sweetness supporting the high alcohol (122 proof).

Spirits Type:

Bourbon

ABV:

61%

Importer:

Kings County Distillery, New York, NY

Price:

$36

Jordan Mackay’s writing on wine, spirits and food has appeared in the New York Times, Los Angeles Times, San Francisco Chronicle, Decanter, the Art of Eating and many other publications. While Secrets of the Sommeliers, the book he wrote with Rajat Parr, won a James Beard Award in 2011, it’s certain winemakers that he credits with some of his most important tasting lessons.


This story appears in the print issue of Winter 2015.
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