Town Branch Kentucky Straight Bourbon – Lexington Brewery & Distillery (Alltech)

Town Branch Kentucky Straight Bourbon is a small-batch bourbon that is distilled and bottled at the Alltech Lexington Brewing & Distilling Company in Lexington, Kentucky. The distillery is located in the heart of Kentucky’s Bourbon Trail and is home to some of the most popular bourbon brands in the world, including Jim Beam and Knob Creek. Town Branch Kentucky Straight Bourbon is made with a mash-bill of 72% corn, 13% rye, and 15% malted barley. The bourbon is aged in new charred oak barrels for at least four years, but it can be aged for longer to give it a more complex flavor profile.

Tasting Notes

Town Branch Kentucky Straight Bourbon is a classically delicious bourbon. On the nose, it has aromas of vanilla, caramel, oak, and spice. On the palate, it is smooth and full-bodied, with flavors of vanilla, caramel, oak, and spice. The finish is long and lingering, with a subtle hint of sweetness.

Serving Suggestions

Town Branch Kentucky Straight Bourbon can be enjoyed neat, on the rocks, or in a cocktail. It is a versatile bourbon that can be used in a variety of cocktails, such as the Old Fashioned, Manhattan, and Boulevardier.

Here are a few serving suggestions:

Neat: Pour 2 ounces of Town Branch Kentucky Straight Bourbon into a rocks glass. Add a splash of water (optional). Swirl the bourbon in the glass and enjoy.

  • On the rocks: Pour 2 ounces of Town Branch Kentucky Straight Bourbon into a rocks glass over fresh ice. Add more ice to taste. Enjoy.
  • Old Fashioned: Combine 2 ounces of Town Branch Kentucky Straight Bourbon, 1 sugar cube, and 2 dashes of Angostura bitters in a mixing glass. Add ice and stir until the sugar cube is dissolved. Strain the mixture into a rocks glass over fresh ice. Garnish with an orange twist and a cherry. Enjoy.
  • Manhattan: Combine 2 ounces of Town Branch Kentucky Straight Bourbon, 1 ounce of sweet vermouth, and 2 dashes of Angostura bitters in a mixing glass. Add ice and stir until chilled. Strain the mixture into a chilled cocktail glass. Garnish with a cherry. Enjoy.
  • Boulevardier: Combine 1 ounce of Town Branch Kentucky Straight Bourbon, 1 ounce of Campari, and 1 ounce of sweet vermouth in a mixing glass. Add ice and stir until chilled. Strain the mixture into a chilled cocktail glass over fresh ice. Garnish with an orange twist. Enjoy.

Town Branch Kentucky Straight Bourbon is a well-made and delicious bourbon that is sure to please even the most discerning palate. It is a great value for the price and is a great bourbon to have on hand for any occasion.

 

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