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    Four Roses Yellow Label Reformulated

    I just returned from a luncheon for Mellow Moments Club members. (Four Roses BourboGeeks)
    Jim Rutledge showed the new Yellow Label.
    Very Nice. Torn Parchment Look.
    But I think the bourbon is different.
    1. More years in the barrel (a slight hint of oak, unusuaL in FR bourbons)
    2. Lots more Rye
    3. More balanced

    I got a hint from the distillery manager that this is a different mix of the 10 bourbons from FR and find the improvement very positive.
    If you've ever had the honor of tasting Super Premium, draw a line half-way between it and regular yellow label.
    A positive move in my opinion.

    On a separate note, I got some info on the upcoming Rutledge commemorative (Barrel Proof, non-chill filtered). Its 13.5 years old and less than 1700 bottles wil be available.
    Best way to get one is to call the gif t shop and reserve one, if you're attending "Let's Talk Bourbon"at KBF. Otherwise, contact Sal at Thoroughbred Shop in Lexington. He's getting an allocation and will sell out quick.

    Ed
    Last edited by pepcycle; 08-30-2007 at 13:46. Reason: oops
    Colonel Ed
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