Watershed Distillery is releasing its newest spirit. The release of this highly anticipated expression comes on the heels of batch 002 receiving a platinum medal earlier this year at the 2022 ASCOT Awards. The lottery is now open and will close on September 14 at 11:59 p.m.
“This is our most mature bourbon making it our oldest, most complex bourbon yet. It is a cask-finished bourbon—first aged in bourbon barrels and then finished to perfection in barrels that once held our apple brandy. This extra step takes more time but creates a rich and delicious spirit unlike anything else,” said Greg Lehman, CEO of Watershed Distillery.
Bottled at 126.1 proof, topline tasting notes are as follows: aromas of stovetop caramel, toasted oak and rich vanilla bean. Flavors of fig preserves, a touch of black cherry and toasted nuttiness with an unparalleled richness. A robust and balanced finish that lingers with complexity and contentment. The suggested retail price is $89.99.
To celebrate this limited release, Watershed Distillery will host a private bourbon dinner on Tuesday, September 13, with seatings at 5:30 and 8 p.m. Watershed Kitchen + Bar’s chef team is assembling an exceptional four-course pairing of dishes that accentuate this delicious and limited-bottle. Private dinner guests can bypass the lottery and purchase up to four bottles of this lottery exclusive that evening. Presale tickets are required.
Barrel Strength 6-Year Bourbon 003 is the latest offering in Watershed’s premium family of aged spirits. Last year, the distillery moved to a fully-age stated bourbon portfolio with the launch of Watershed Bottled-in-Bond Bourbon and its flagship Watershed Distillery Bourbon relaunch.
For more information or to enter the lottery, visit https://www.watersheddistillery.com/lottery.
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