Overview

Resilient Barrels (Tennessee)

Aged in newly charred American oak 53 gallon barrels and bottled up one barrel at a time

Distilled in Tennessee

Bottled up in Pembroke, KY

Distilled on 06/2004

Char #4

Bottled at 107 Proof, 53.5% alc/vol or Barrel Strength

Mash bill 84% corn, 8% rye, 8% barley


Barrel #13
Bottled on 04/2019
107 Proof, 53.5% alc/vol
147 bottles

 

On the nose, chocolate covered marshmallows, grilled peaches, almond paste, and clove. On the taste, grilled peach is quickly overtaken by roasted almonds, cinnamon sticks, black peppercorn, and oak char. The finish is quite nice with fruit fading into drying spice and oak. A subtle, yet gorgeous sipper.


Barrel #14
Bottled on 10/2018
107 Proof, 53.5% alc/vol
105 bottles

 

On the nose, poached apples, vanilla paraffin, caramel toffee candies, and clove. On the taste, Baled apple and pear pies, with a lovely dose of anise spiked cherries. The finish is long and warming with anise fading in concert with caramelized sugars and cinnamon.


Barrel #15
Bottled on 4/2019
121.6 Proof, 60.8% alc/vol
99 bottles

On the nose, dark chocolate, caramel corn, vanilla wafer, and oak spice. On the taste bittersweet chocolate, mocha sauce, baked apple and pear, cardamom, and oak spice. The finish fades from sweet and rich into warming oak spice. A well-crafted Bourbon aging with grace.


Barrel #21
Bottled on 11/2018
122.4 Proof, 61.2% alc/vol
110 bottles

 

On the nose, fire charred marshmallows, bittersweet chocolate, baked apple pie, cinnamon stick and clove. On the taste bittersweet chocolate syrup, vanilla wafers, baked apple, oak char and cinnamon stick. The finish is pleasant and warming with lovely oak char and bittersweet chocolate fading ever so slowly.


Barrel #22
Bottled on 4/4/2019
107 Proof, 53.5% alc/vol
108 bottles

 

On the nose, chocolate and vanilla wafers with a touch of cherry pie, cinnamon, peach skins, toffee, pipe tobacco, and clove. On the taste, baked orchard fruits up front with a wonderful dose of milk chocolate, vanilla syrup, toffee, cinnamon and clove underneath. The finish is delicate and pleasant with clove eventually winning out over baked orchard fruits, and chocolate wafers. A well balanced delight.


 
 

Barrel #24
Bottled on 07/2018
107 Proof, 53.5% alc/vol
116 bottles

 

Aged 14 glorious years, this Bourbon exudes flavor and age without being dominated by the barrel. On the nose, caramel corn, baked apple pie dusted in vanilla, clove, cinnamon and a touch of nutmeg. The mouthfeel is pleasantly fat and round. On the taste, baked orchard fruit are joined by some red cherry, red berry, oak spice, and cinnamon. The finish is persistent with clove and caramel corn lingering.

 

 

Barrel #26
Bottled on 04/2019
107 Proof, 53.5% alc/vol
103 bottles

 

On the nose, baked Montmorency cherry pie, dark cocoa powder, blackened corn, cardamom candy, vanilla toffee, and anise. On the taste, a touch of baked orchard fruit arrived to accompany cherry pie, white pepper, cinnamon red hots, and oak spice. The finish is quite lengthy as fruit fades into spice, and cinnamon lingers effortlessly. A perfect balance of sweet and spice.

 

 

Barrel #28
Bottled on 10/2018
123.2 Proof, 61.6% alc/vol
88 bottles

 

On the nose, baked apples spiked with clove, milk chocolate candies, toffee, white chocolate sauce with a sprinkling of cinnamon, nutmeg and clove. On the taste, cinnamon red hots, vanilla and chocolate meltaways, butter toffee, baked apple, and a dose of oak spice. The finish is lengthy with oak spice and cinnamon fading away slowly. A wonderfully dynamic cracker of a dram.

 

 

Barrel #29
Bottled on 4/4/2019
107 Proof, 53.5% alc/vol
132 bottles

 

On the nose, pipe tobacco and dark chocolate lead with baked peaches, baked apples, vanilla, candy, toffee, cinnamon, and oak spice underneath. On the taste, baked peach and apple pie with a soft touch of drying oak, chocolate syrup, vanilla candy, and clove. The finish is supple and round with a lingering dose of cinnamon and clove. A bourbon that is mature to be sure, while still exhibiting some of the highlights of youth.

 

 

Barrel #31
Bottled on 10/2018
123.8 Proof, 61.9% alc/vol
116 bottles

On the nose, baked orchard fruits, chocolate ladyfingers, nougat, butter toffee, all spice and clove. On the taste, dark chocolate, vanilla marshmallow fluff, cinnamon sticks, baked apple, pear, and cherry with a dusting of shaved clove. The finish is pleasant with spice and confectionary notes fading slowly together.

 

 

Barrel #35
Bottled on 03/2019
120 Proof, 60% alc/vol
111 bottles

 

On the nose, red cherry, roasted marcona almonds, baked apple and pear, vanilla toffee, and allspice. On the taste, fat round brown sugar flavors, baked apple, baked apricot, red cherry, cinnamon, and clove. A very soft and round feel for 120 proof. The finish is incredibly round and welcoming with brown sugar spiked baked apple crumble, cinnamon, and a soft touch of oak spice. Dangerously drinkable delight.

 

 

Barrel #36
Bottled on 07/2018
107 Proof, 53.5% alc/vol
132 bottles

 

On the nose, this 14 year old Bourbon has a wonderfully robust amount of baked peach, apple, and cherry, along with vanilla paraffin, caramel toffees, and anise. Round and voluminous mouthfeel. On the taste, more baked fruits, cinnamon sticks, anise, vanilla syrup and toffee candy. The finish is quite pleasurable with sweet and spice in unison. Gorgeous, gorgeous Bourbon.

 

 

Barrel #37
Bottled on 10/2018
107 Proof, 53.5% alc/vol
153 bottles

 

On the nose, this perfectly aged bourbon reveals a lovely bouquet baked orchard fruits with a touch of fine leather, vanilla meltaways, toffee, and oak spice. On the taste, baked apple, and red cherry leaps forth with vanilla, toffee, and oak spice underneath. The finish is quite nice with apple skins, clove, and cherry cobbler fading ever so slowly.

 

 

Barrel #38
Bottled on 04/2019
126.6 Proof, 63.3% alc/vol
95 bottles

 

On the nose, chocolate almonds, maduro tobacco leaves, dehydrated peach and pear segments, vanilla bean, and anise. On the taste, baked peach tart, red cherry, cinnamon stick, black pepper, vanilla candy, and oak char. The finish is pleasantly round as baked fruit leads into a slow rise of pepper, cinnamon, and anise. A perfect companion with a cigar.

 

 

Barrel #39
Bottled on 07/2018
107 Proof, 53.5% alc/vol
140 bottles

 

On the nose, this 14 year old Bourbon shows balanced notes of baked orchard fruits, dark cacao, all spice, vanilla, antique furniture, clove, wild flower honey, and red cherry. Full and round mouthfeel. On the taste, spice jumps up first with cinnamon, white pepper, and clove followed by baked fruit pie, dark cacao nibs, and clove. The finish is nicely done with oak spice and cacao fading ever so slowly alongside baked cherry pie.

 

 

Barrel #40
Bottled on 07/2018
107 Proof, 53.5% alc/vol
140 bottles

 

Spice laden stewed orchard fruits leap from the glass of this 14 year old dynamo. Vanilla, bittersweet chocolate, and oak spice are nicely framed in the background. Mouthfeel is pleasantly full in body. The taste reveals dark cocoa powder, vanilla candies, a very slight hint of leather, stewed apple and pear along with cinnamon sticks and clove. The finish is pleasantly persistent with sweet wood sugars buttressed by oak spice and caramel. Perfectly aged Bourbon.

 

 

Barrel #43
Bottled on 04/2019
107 Proof, 53.5% alc/vol
105 bottles

On the nose, dark cocoa powder, vanilla toffee, baked apple, and oak spice. On the taste, milk chocolate candy, baked apple, vanilla sauce, and clove. The finish is understated and pleasant with chocolate covered fruits lingering with oak char. A wonderfully aged Bourbon.

 

 

Barrel #45
Bottled on 10/2018
107 Proof, 53.5% alc/vol
101 bottles

On the nose, caramelized peaches, baked red apple, toffee vanilla candies, red berry, mint sprig, and clove. On the taste, a lovely amount of oak arrives to balance the bouquet of peach and apple. The finish is solid with sweeter flavors just edging out rich warm oak flavors. A perfectly aged Bourbon in its prime.

 

 

Barrel #47
Bottled on 03/2019
107 Proof, 53.5% alc/vol
115 bottles

 

On the nose, baked orchard fruits, with a pleasant twist of blood orange, cinnamon powder, dark chocolate, hard vanilla candies, and clove. On the taste, baked orchard fruits, dark chocolate, red cherry, vanilla syrup, and cinnamon. The finish is warm and pleasant with sweet fruit sugars leading the way before transitioning into a spice combination of cinnamon and clove.

 

 

Barrel #51
Bottled on 07/2018
107 Proof, 53.5% alc/vol
119 bottles

 

Aged perfectly after 14 years in the barrel, this Bourbon shows notes of caramelized apples, baked peach tarts, corn pudding, all spice, and oak spice on the nose. Lovely full robust mouthfeel. On the taste, dark chocolate is revealed, with vanilla paraffin and syrup, clove spiked baked apples, and all spice. The finish is rather lengthy with dry cocoa powder, vanilla syrup, and clove fading ever so slowly.

 

 

Barrel #57
Bottled on 10/2018
107 Proof, 53.5% alc/vol
138 bottles

On the nose, baked apple crumble, dehydrated orange segments, vanilla cakebread, apple skins, cinnamon sticks, and anise. On the taste, caramel apples, vanilla syrup, dark chocolate syrup, honey toffee, and soft oak spice. The finish lingers with sugar coated orchard fruits and warming oak overtures. A real treat to sip neat.

 

 

Barrel #58
Bottled on 03/2019
107 Proof, 53.5% alc/vol
135 bottles

On the nose, apple pear tart, vanilla glaze, roasted almonds chopped, cinnamon and oak spice. On the taste, buckets of baked dark fruits, bittersweet chocolate sauce, black pepper, cinnamon, and clove. The finish starts with fat and round chocolate covered apple and pear cobbler, transitioning into warming cinnamon and oak spice. A real gem in the world of Bourbon.

 

 

Barrel #55
Bottled on 04/2019
123.2 Proof, 61.6% alc/vol
102 bottles

 

On the nose, chocolate covered cherries, peach compote, vanilla wafer, cinnamon, and anise. On the taste, vanilla syrup leads with a nice backing of red berry and apple turnover dusted with chocolate powder and clove. The finish is pleasant as oak spice fades into sweet chocolate waves. Pleasantly sweet with a nice dose of oak for balance.

 

 

Barrel #59
Bottled on 03/2019
126 Proof, 63% alc/vol
115 bottles

On the nose, baked red apple turnover in caramel sauce, vanilla syrup, toffee, cardamom, and oak spice. On the taste, baked peach with vanilla icing, cinnamon red hots, toffee, black pepper, and clove. The finish starts with cinnamon and spice, then fades into dark chocolate sauce and clove with baked apple lingering.

 

 

Barrel #63
Bottled on 2/2019
107 Proof, 53.5% alc/vol
130 bottles

 

On the nose, caramel corn, chocolate wafer, vanilla candy, cinnamon, and clove. On the taste, chocolate covered berries, toffee candy, cinnamon red hots, and clove. The finish begins with a pleasant tartness of berries, followed by a long warm crescendo of dark chocolate, cinnamon, and oak spice. A well rounded beauty showing that sometimes, a bourbon can sleep a little longer in the barrel without becoming a toothpick.

 

 

Barrel #67
Bottled on 4/4/2019
121.8 Proof, 60.9% alc/vol
85 bottles

 

On the nose, baked peach drizzled with dark chocolate sauce, vanilla bean, candied orange segments, buttered pie crust, all spice, cinnamon, and clove. On the taste, baked orchard fruit in chocolate sauce emerges first with a backbone of red berry, vanilla, toffee, and cardamom. The finish starts off nice and spicy with cinnamon slowly transitioning into baked fruit and dark chocolate. Quite the confectionary firecracker.

 

 

Barrel #73
Bottled on 10/2018
125.4 Proof, 62.7% alc/vol
102 bottles

 

On the nose, baked pear and apple in a sauce of dark chocolate and cacao nibs, vanilla toffee, cinnamon and clove. On the taste, vanilla bean, dark chocolate, baked fruit tart of apple and pear, cinnamon, and clove. The finish is lovely with sweet chocolate and vanilla flavors leading as cinnamon and oak spice fade last. A lovely sweet treat.

 

 

Barrel #74
Bottled on 10/2018
115.6 Proof, 57.8% alc/vol
129 bottles

On the nose, melted butter on roasted corn, vanilla flowers, apple turnover, cocoa powder, and elegant oak char. On the taste, powdered chocolate leads with a nice dose of baked apple tart, cinnamon, vanilla pods, and oak spice. The finish fades slowly with chocolate leading alongside cinnamon dusted baked apples and vanilla candies. Terrific layers of flavor to explore in this barrel.

 

 

Barrel #75
Bottled on 10/2018
107 Proof, 53.5% alc/vol
133 bottles

On the nose, baked apple and pear in marshmallow fluff with a dusting of cinnamon, clove, and oak spice. On the taste, rich caramel sauce shines along with baked apple, red cherry, clove, and dark cacao. The finish is lengthy with dark cacao and red cherry lingering along with a dash of cinnamon.

 

 

Barrel #79
Bottled on 4/4/2019
107 Proof, 53.5% alc/vol
110 bottles

 

On the nose, red cherry, baked peach cobbler, vanilla toffee, bittersweet chocolate, cinnamon, and oak spice. On the taste, robust chocolate flavors envelope a bed of baked orchard fruits, vanilla, and clove. The finish is quite nice with milk chocolate malt balls fading ever so softly into drying oak spice and clove. Robust and easy drinking.

 

 

Barrel #81
Bottled on 2/2019
129.4 Proof, 64.7% alc/vol
45 bottles

On the nose, charred oak and buttered corn with baked apple and anise. On the taste, dark cacao syrup, vanilla bean, subtle hints of baked apple, and cinnamon sticks. The finish edges towards spice after a primary burst of bittersweet chocolate and cooked corn. A perfectly aged Bourbon showing balance and grace. 

 

 

Barrel #83
Bottled on 10/2018
107 Proof, 53.5% alc/vol
78 bottles

On the nose, vanilla pods, brown sugar and butter, caramelized apples, cinnamon bark, and anise. On the taste, pleasantly drying oak balances the lush bouquet of fruit. On the finish, cinnamon and cacao nibs linger alongside oak spice and cherry. 

 

 

Barrel #87
Bottled on 10/2018
107 Proof, 53.5% alc/vol
128 bottles

On the nose, baked orchard fruits sprinkled with powdered sugar, caramel sauced bread pudding, vanilla candy, toasted almonds and oak spice. On the taste, caramel apple pie, bittersweet chocolate, baked red cherries, and anise. The finish lingers with cinnamon and caramelized apples slowly fading together with a soft undercurrent of dark cocoa powder.

 

 

Barrel #88
Bottled on 07/2018
107 Proof, 53.5% alc/vol
128 bottles

 

14 years old, and exuding lovely flavors of dark chocolate, baked pear, peach, apple, and rhubarb up front on the nose. In the background, the nose holds flavors of caramel toffee candy, oak spice, vanilla wafer, and cinnamon sticks. The mouthfeel is pleasantly round and full. The taste reveals cinnamon red hots, dark cacao, hints of tobacco, baked fruit pie, vanilla syrup, and oak spice. The finish is wonderfully persistent with dark cocoa, cacao, and oak spice fading slowly together.

 

 

Barrel #92
Bottled on 11/2018
113 Proof, 56.5% alc/vol
127 bottles

 

On the nose, cinnamon dusted dark chocolate, caramelized pineapple, baked apple, nougat, mint, a small dose of clove. On the taste, dark chocolate covered apple pie, vanilla icing, cinnamon, and a hint of oak char. The finish is pleasant with dark chocolate and spice fading ever so slowly. A dangerously easy drinker.

 

 

Barrel #95
Bottled on 02/2019
107 Proof, 53.5% alc/vol
123 bottles

 

On the nose, delicate peach and floral notes lay underneath a bed cooked corn, white pepper, and clove. On the taste, cooked corn covered in caramel sauce with a touch of baked orchard fruit, vanilla candy, and oak spice. On the finish, sweet fruit and corn flavors fade into oak spice and cinnamon. This Bourbon shows a pleasant amount of youth while delivering the benefits of longer maturation. That being said, as I’m writing now….cocoa powder just showed up for a surprise to the finish. A tricky little treat.

 

 

Barrel #98
Bottled on 07/2018
107 Proof, 53.5% alc/vol
136 bottles

 

On the nose, this fully matured 14 year old Bourbon is exuding flavors of dark chocolate, black peppercorn, baked apple, buttered corn puddin, tobacco, and anise spiked red cherry. Mouthfeel is nice and round. On the taste, dark chocolate steals the show initially while a touch of mint, anise, vanilla soaked baked pear and apple pie round out the flavors. The finish lingers for quite awhile with dark chocolate fading last after black pepper and anise.

 

 

Barrel #100
Bottled on 03/2019
115.8 Proof, 57.9% alc/vol
133 bottles

On the nose, baked apple and cherry pie, baked peach, dark chocolate, vanilla candy, cinnamon sticks, toasted oak and clove. On the taste, baked cherry and apple in dark chocolate sauce, cinnamon and clove. The finish starts with dark chocolate sauce and fruit, then fades into a pleasant warming dose of clove and cinnamon before the fruit and chocolate return for the finale. A world class delight.

 

 

Barrel #102
Bottled on 07/2018
107 Proof, 53.5% alc/vol
83 bottles

On the nose, chocolate covered almonds, vanilla bean, red cherries, baked pear and apple tart, cinnamon sticks and clove. On the taste, baked orchard fruits take over with vanilla, cinnamon and clove in the background. The finish fades ever so slowly with baked orchard fruits lingering. Round and dangerously drinkable.

 

 

Barrel #103
Bottled on 11/2018
122.2 Proof, 61.1% alc/vol
90 bottles

 

On the nose, peach compote and wild flowers, baked pear and apple, milk chocolate, roasted marshmallows, vanilla wafers, nougat, cinnamon and clove. On the taste, baked orchard fruits on filo dough with a milk chocolate glaze, red berry, cinnamon, vanilla toffee, and a touch of anise. The finish is welcoming with chocolate and orchard fruits slowly losing out to spice.

 

 

Barrel #105
Bottled on 04/2019
120.8 Proof, 60.4% alc/vol
113 bottles

 

On the nose, oak spice and roasted nuts followed by a chorus of vanilla toffee, caramel, cinnamon spiked apples and pears that have been poached, and clove. On the taste, cinnamon red hots, black peppercorn, baked apple and pear, clove, and smokey oak char. The finish is pleasantly drying with big waves of oak char and spice lingering. A Bourbon for fans of boldness in liquid form.

 

 

Barrel #106
Bottled on 11/2018
116 Proof, 58% alc/vol
107 bottles

 

On the nose, dried apricot, vanilla bean, cinnamon bark, cacao nibs, dark chocolate and touch of oak spice. On the taste, baked apricot and apple in a clove spiked syrup, dark chocolate candy, and pleasant oak char. The finish is quite nice with dark chocolate, baked orchard fruits and oak spice fading together.

 

 

Barrel #107
Bottled on 2/2019
120.8 Proof, 60.4% alc/vol
87 bottles

 

On the nose, vanilla caramel candy and oak char with a touch of fire roasted corn, clove, and baked peach cobbler in the distance. On the taste, baked apple and berry, dark chocolate sauce with a dose of cardamom, and clove. The finish is long and pleasant with dark cacao and vanilla fading ever so gently into oak spice. Gorgeous, gorgeous Bourbon.

 

 

Barrel #109
Bottled on 10/2018
107 Proof, 53.5% alc/vol
131 bottles

On the nose, baked apple with brown sugar, caramelized peaches, vanilla cream, cinnamon sticks, and oak spice. On the taste, roasted nuts, red cherry tart, baked apple, dark cacao, and clove. The finish is lengthy and warming with dark cacao and red cherry fading slowly alongside cinnamon and clove. Gorgeous bourbon that just might steal your heart.

 

 

Barrel #110
Bottled on 07/2018
107 Proof, 53.5% alc/vol
145 bottles

 

On the nose of this 14 year old Bourbon, vanilla frosted baked apples, corn pudding, slight whiff of leather, caramel and toffee wafers, cacao, and all spice. Round and lush on the mouthfeel. The taste brings forth milk chocolate soaked baked red apple, vanilla wafer, peach cobbler, cinnamon sticks, nutmeg, and clove. The finish is long with cinnamon and oak spice slowly losing out to bittersweet dark chocolate syrup. A wonderfully complex Bourbon.