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Blue Run’s ’12 Days of Bourbon’ starts December 1st

By The Bourbon Flight

Celebrate the holidays with Blue Run’s “12 Days of Bourbon” Single Barrels. Blue Run will release bottles from one barrel per day for 12 days starting Wednesday, December 1st at 3:00 EST every day. Each bottle comes in a limited edition, handmade wooden box.

December 1: Red Hot Lollipop

  • TASTING NOTES: Light brown sugar and saltwater taffy lead to strawberries and red-hot candies with a finish of honey crisp apples. PROOF: 117.6 YIELD: 201 bottles

December 2: Island Spice Cake

  •  TASTING NOTES: Granola and ripe banana introduce a mid-palate sweet and salty trail mix and caramelized apples finishing with anise and oak. PROOF: 116.1 YIELD: 210 bottles

December 3: Summer Melon

  • TASTING NOTES: A hint of watermelon rind gives way to hard cherry candy ending with charred oak. PROOF: 113.6 YIELD: 173 bottles

December 4: Peanut Butter & Banana

  • TASTING NOTES: A peanut butter and banana sandwich with deep, dark brown sugar finished with nutmeg and a kick of heat. PROOF: 115.7 YIELD: 177 bottles

December 5: Holy Honey!

  • TASTING NOTES: Sweetened honey almond cereal and honey bun cake with a lingering finish. PROOF: 116.3 YIELD: 224 bottles

December 6: Chocolate Chip Granola Bar

  • TASTING NOTES: Chocolate chip granola bar and orange marmalade lead the way followed by a warm, toasted oak finish. PROOF: 117.6 YIELD: 209 bottles

December 7: Holiday Fruit Basket

  • TASTING NOTES: A combination of orange blossom, lemon and a bit of maraschino cherry in the middle ending in a sprig of mint. PROOF: 116.2 proof YIELD: 216 bottles

December 8: Breakfast Bourbon

  • TASTING NOTES: Savory honey buttered wheat toast and kettle corn leading to grape jelly finishing with mild black pepper and lightly toasted oak. PROOF: 116.6 YIELD: 220 bottles

December 9: Blueberry Pie

  • TASTING NOTES: Dark brown sugar and blueberry bubble gum on the nose leading to burnt sugar with new leather and a warm, dry oak finish. PROOF: 116.2 YIELD: 222 bottles

December 10: Apples & Cinnamon

  • TASTING NOTES: Baking spice on the nose met by the mellowed-out taste of apples cooked in butter and brown sugar, ever-so-slightly caramelized and ready to pour into a pie before baking. Pronounced cinnamon to finish. PROOF: 117.3 YIELD: 220 bottles

December 11: Chestnuts Roasting 

  • TASTING NOTES: Pronounced nutty aroma of chestnuts followed brûléed citrus joined by a pop of heat on the back end to warm you all the way through. PROOF: 116.9 YIELD: 217 bottles

December 12: Sauvignon Blanc

  • TASTING NOTES: Cooked peaches and simple syrup on the nose followed by golden raisins and a Mutsu apple, vanilla, and dry oak finish. PROOF: 116.5 YIELD: 218 bottles

BONUS RELEASE: December 12:

  • Cask Strength Rye Gift Packs – one bottle of holiday cask strength rye and two neat glasses created in collaboration with Aged & Ore in a limited edition, handcrafted gift box.

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