Let's see, WT has at least 20 warehouses, as of the fire in 2000, so there could be more since then, each holding a little over one millions gallons. I don't know precisely what their sales figures are but it's not 20 million gallons a year, so, yeah, they have some aged surplus.
Both Tradition and American Spirit are both notably dry and woody. Some say overaged and overpriced. Both are younger than 17yrs. I'll hold off getting excited about the new stuff until I get a chance to taste it.
Oscar as soon as they notify me I'll let 'cha know.
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And that's why my early response for the "dream" single barrel specified a 12 year old Turkey (finally, back on topic!!).
And again, back on topic, would love to taste an Old Forester at about 9 or 10 years old and barrel proof.
I guess "give 'em the bird" isn't just a marketing slogan, it's a brand management strategy, too.
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An 18yo barrel proof Bowman Rye would certainly grab my attention.
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