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From the Heart of Kentucky: Four Roses Bourbon Reigns in Flavor and Quality

Discover the Meticulous Craftsmanship Behind the Award-Winning Four Roses Bourbon

If you're looking for a bourbon that will take your cocktails to the next level, look no further than Four Roses. As described by Judge Shirley Brooks, with its distinctive flavor profile and premium quality, Four Roses Bourbon is the perfect choice for mixologists and cocktail enthusiasts who want to elevate their creations.

The bourbon has been ranked #6 at the Global Drinks Guide Ratings, 2023 with an impressive score of 92 points. From classic Old Fashioneds to trendy craft cocktails, Four Roses adds a unique depth of flavor and complexity that will leave your taste buds begging for more. 

Facts To Know

ABV %: 40

Beverage Type: Spirit

Category: Whisky

Sub-Category: Straight Bourbon

Age: Min. 5 

Producer: Four Roses Bourbon

Country: United States

Tasting Notes

Nose: Fruit, floral essences, gentle spice and honey.

Palate: Crisp, soft and smooth, fresh fruit, with hints of pear and apple.

Finish: Mellow, long and pleasant.

Production Process

Four Roses Bourbon is crafted using a meticulous process that involves creating a mash bill using a blend of corn, rye, and malted barley, fermenting it with yeast, and distilling it twice in traditional copper pot stills. The whiskey is then aged in new, charred oak barrels for several years in temperature-controlled warehouses before being blended to create the signature Four Roses flavor profile. 

Four Roses is the only Bourbon Distillery that combines 5 proprietary yeast strains with two separate mash bills to handcraft 10 distinct Bourbon recipes, each with its unique character, spiciness, and rich fruity flavors. Up to all 10 recipes are mingled by hand to create Four Roses Bourbon.   

Our Judges Review

Shirley Brooks (Bartender at Madrone Art Bar)

“Super Approachable”, says Shirley. She adds, “Easy to drink. Notes of oak, apricot and caramel add to the spice of the bourbon. Nice long finish. Great sipping whiskey.” 

Nora Furst (Beverage professional with roots in SF and The PNW)

Nora noted the flavors of cherry, fruitcake, creme brulee, and guava in the bourbon.

About the Brand

Made with the same passion since 1888, Four Roses Bourbon is a spirit that promises to surprise and delight with just one sip. What sets Four Roses apart from other Bourbons is the handcrafted nature of its 10 distinct and extraordinary recipes. Each recipe is carefully crafted to deliver a unique taste experience, making Four Roses Bourbon a favorite among Bourbon enthusiasts worldwide. Whether you prefer it neat, on the rocks, or in a cocktail, Four Roses Bourbon is a testament to the passion and dedication that goes into every bottle of this exceptional spirit. 

About Global Drinks Guide

Global Drinks Guide is quietly making an impact on those drinks enthusiasts who are keen to find out more about the wines, spirits, and beers they like to drink – and then go out and discover more in the right bars, and restaurants in their cities.

Header Image Source: Four Roses Bourbon

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