And it's awful. Peerless Bourbon is available in New York, Florida, Texas, California, Illinois, Georgia and Kentucky in limited quantities. I've seen Peerless, generally their rye, here and there but I haven't had a chance to try any of them. I'm certain we all remember the day that Peerless 24 month rye hit the market at $120. This isn’t the first bourbon that had a great nose with a let down on the palate. Kentucky Peerless — aka just “Peerless” — isn’t just any old craft whiskey startup in Louisville. The Bourbon Finder re-reviews Kentucky Peerless Bourbon and Rye. That's a new one. Peerless Distillery is a new distillery in downtown Louisville. They have since revived the craft in their own state-of-the-art distillery in the Bourbon District, where they use the finest ingredients. Glad you didn't get much of that, perhaps I would've been better served little this air out longer than I did! Peerless, let this baby marinate for another three to five years and you have something going. Please read and drink responsibly. I like them, but I sure wouldn’t buy again at the price point. © 2021 reddit inc. All rights reserved. On June 22, 2019 Kentucky Peerless Distilling released their first bourbon in 100 years! The Schtick: Alongside their rye, Peerless is now producing a bourbon as well. [–]Silentwolfy 1 point2 points3 points 6 months ago (0 children), [–]ryeguymft 1 point2 points3 points 6 months ago (0 children), [–]MarrowX 0 points1 point2 points 6 months ago (1 child), Hey I know this one! Below 59: If you have a bottle of this, start cooking with it instead. Color: 1.5, Auburn/Polished Mahogany. Passed on it initally but the buzz on the local bourbon group made me go back at get it, only $65, grabbed the last one on the shelf actually. Notes of caramel and toasted oak are welcome on the palate while the finish showcases both sweet and spicy notes as citrus and florals duel against dry cocoa and spicy oak. Your review is spot on, this barrel isnt much different (b150715101) . It’s middle of the road with a little boost from being from a craft distillery that has a lot of passion. Posted on June 8, 2020 by Eric Middleton Leave a Comment. Then the finish hits. The highly-anticipated release on June 22, made only available through the distillery in Louisville, sold out on its first day. Distilled by: Peerless. About – Peerless is one of the many distilleries that have been resurrected of late. Start-Up Whiskey Producer Will Remain Privately Held Company. It also didn’t help that he was bragging about going to a prep school with Al Gore and how they are essentially funding the place with “family money”. Age: 4 years. We can’t get enough of that wonderful bourbon and aim to try and review as much of it as possible from the finest to not so finest drams on the planet. Price: $70 750ml. Review #1834 - Makers Mark Cask Strength Batch 20-03, Review #1836 - Jack Daniels Gentleman Jack, Review #66 Four Roses Limited Edition Small Batch 2014 55.9%, Review #5: Blanton’s Single Barrel Bourbon, Review #1 - Alberta Premium Cask Strength Rye. We finally received a bottle of Peerless Bourbon to check out, so let’s dive in. YES! American Whisky Review #45: Peerless Bourbon Single Barrel 4 Year San Diego Costco Pick (i.imgur.com), [–]zSolaris[S] 7 points8 points9 points 6 months ago (0 children), American Whisky Review #45: Peerless Bourbon Single Barrel 4 Year San Diego Costco Pick. Since then they've released an award-winning rye whiskey, and last week unveiled their first bourbon for purchase without a prescription since Prohibition. Region: Kentucky. I'm 21 or over NO! I do think the finish is a little short but didn't think it was too boozey/ethanol riddled. Kentucky Peerless to Release First Bourbon in 102 Years. Selection: N/A. There will be no distillery tours, but complimentary tastings of Peerless Kentucky Straight Rye and Bourbon will be offered every half hour from 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. on a first come, first served basis. I thought it was surprisingly good and low on the heat relative to what I had been hearing about Peerless. American Whisky Review #45: Peerless Bourbon Single Barrel 4 Year San Diego Costco Pick. I just bought a Costco pick as well, AZ. Peerless Bourbon Whiskey. The Bourbon Finder reviews Peerless Bourbon (2019). On to number 11! The Peerless family's very first bourbon went into a barrel in 1889. You missed a lot. I remember having the first run of New Riffs sour mash and it had some maturing to do. We review the new Peerless Bourbon from Kentucky Peerless Distilling Co. Interesting seeing reviews of the bourbon coming out though, but thoughts seem to be all over the place. Peerless Bourbon will be four years old, bottled at barrel proof (around 109), and will cost around $75. Peerless Bourbon is rooted in fruits, florals, and oaks. I visited Peerless about two years ago when all they sold was overpriced rye whiskey that even at two or three years tasted damn good. I will hand it to them, it has some heft and could easily knock out an unruly maid. Came from barrel B150617106 and was selected on 3/13/2020. Peerless Rye Review. Peerless is a storied brand that dates back to the 1880’s when it was first barreled and sold by E.W. Slight notes of white dog/white whiskey probably due to the age. Photos courtesy Peerless Distilling Co. I’m getting a lot of floral notes leaning towards a bit of lavender. One of the guys from our local group has a friend that is working there doing some random jobs, and offered to give 8 of us a private tour on Friday. Review #1333 | Bourbon Review #596 . The company put their first bourbon in the barrel in 1889. ABV: 55.65%. Unlike rye, which features more hay and pepper, Peerless® Bourbon is rooted in fruits, florals, and oaks. I saw someone found these for $10 in a grocery store clearance cart...that's about the only situation where I'd imagine picking this up. Today I’ll be bringing you our first review of a single barrel bourbon from Peerless. We buy all the bottles out of our own pockets so you can be sure you are getting our genuine opinion. Fetzer Vineyards today announced a sales partnership with the family-owned, Kentucky Peerless Distilling Co., makers of Bourbon and rye whiskey. 90-95: Near perfect, there is something truly special about this whisky. I've been a fan of Peerless Rye, although I have to admit their pricepoint is hard on the wallet. Man we thought it sucked, 3yr and buddy bought the 2yr which is stupid priced here ($130+). I will not buy any more of either for a couple of years, but I plan to try both products every year to see how they are coming along. Nose: (according to the wife) It smells like a slice of pecan pie. Sounds promising, maybe aging longer will smooth it out. Review #1333 – Peerless Single Barrel Bourbon. You get a bit of nuttiness, a bit of brown sugar, a little bit of caramel. 70-74: Solid, wouldn't go out of my way to get it. Peerless will remain independent and wholly owned by Corky Taylor, great grandson of Peerless founder Henry Kraver. New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast. Looking forward to seeing your reviews on some other stuff 😀, [–]zSolaris[S] 0 points1 point2 points 6 months ago (0 children). All joking aside, the bourbon and rye are both solid for the age, and I applaud them for using full size barrels from the start, no chill filtering on any products, cask strength on all products, and also most interestingly using a very low entry proof. I totally agree on the nose and palate. The Peerless family’s very first bourbon went into a barrel in 1889. [–]cwaIk 2 points3 points4 points 6 months ago (0 children). 125 for 2 year rye was offensive, but plenty of rubes picked it up. They're mostly transparent and want you to know why it is unique. Thankfully, this is a year older, and being sold in 200ml bottles - something I'm thankful for. Really pleasant and tasty, somehow made itself stand out a lot for being a young bourbon. These guys are jerking themselves off so hard. Taste/Palate: Some oak, slight vanilla, little bit of cherry/cola flavor. Bringing back a name that hasn’t been seen in the bourbon industry since prohibition. Finish: Mercifully short. The ethanol is strong and unpleasant but mercifully short. Morena location is the move. The nose features citrus, cedar, and honeysuckle as well as a nice balance of spicy oak. I get it, your family is loaded and you can make whiskey the way you want to make it and do it without cutting corners, awesome bro. Surprisingly good for its youth. 64 votes, 31 comments. I found the overconfidence and the pricing a complete turnoff and of the few tours I will most-likely not go on again. Get an ad-free experience with special benefits, and directly support Reddit. Peerless Bourbon will be available in extremely limited quantities (without a prescription) at Kentucky Peerless Distilling Company on June 22, 2019 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. We talk about bourbon, rye, or any American whiskey here (yes, even Jack). Back in 2018, when I first had an opportunity to sample the rye whiskey being distilled by Peerless Distillin Comparing to other four year products I’ve nosed this is rather nice. I never thought it was worth the $100+ price tag, but occasionally I’d find the 24-month 200mL for ~$15 and I’d snatch it up. Peerless Bourbon. There is a nice floral component as well. Doesn’t stay too long. We talk about bourbon, rye, or any American whiskey here (yes, even Jack). Wonder what it'll be like aged further. This is very drinkable, and my mind keeps moving this one into the “couch pour” category. I don't think I'd pay even 20 bucks again for a bottle. Willet 4yr is way cheaper, but is like comparing a Porsche GT3 to a Yugo lol. Love the bottle and the story but the juice just isn't there yet. Peerless Bourbon exclusively uses sweet mash instead of sour and non-chilled filtration, barrels product at 107 proof and bottles it as a barrel strength whiskey. Not going to lie, I’m impressed. Wait, what.... people actually like their Rye? Posted on June 9, 2020 by Eric Middleton Leave a Comment. Beginner's and Intermediate Guide to Bourbon, Texacer's Guide to Tasting/Nosing/Reviewing. About – Peerless is one of the many distilleries that have been resurrected of late. So far, so good. Our bourbon whiskey reviews are honest and unbiased. Courtesy Kentucky Peerless Distilling Co. As well as any news articles or bourbon related internet things. There were three left when I entered and immediately grabbed one while the cashier called the owner to get pricing. You must be 21 or over to enter this website. Proof: 109.5. This is a 200ml flask of their bourbon, bottled at cask strength, although it does not carry an age statement. [–]ndgdp 4 points5 points6 points 6 months ago (3 children). It tries to do things differently with a goal to break the mold of what you'd expect in a whiskey. A 2year rye for $100+? There will be no distillery tours, but complimentary tastings of Peerless Kentucky Straight Rye and Bourbon will be offered every half hour from 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. on a first come, first served basis. The only thing here is ethanol and it's fairly unpleasant. Additional Info: I visited Peerless about two years ago when all they sold was overpriced rye whiskey that even at two or three years tasted damn good. The Schtick: This is a new release of a year older Peerless rye. Peerless Kentucky Straight Bourbon Review & Tasting Notes Peerless is an interesting distillery. You should have paid more attention to the old guy. Nose: Classic bourbon smells such as vanilla, caramel and oak hit me immediately, not much ethanol. I’m getting a black licorice flavor which is odd. 150k members in the bourbon community. Yea this is actually the second Peerless Bourbon pick for San Diego Costcos. use the following search parameters to narrow your results: All Discussions and Reviews of Bourbon, Rye, and/or any American Whiskey are welcome and encouraged(yes, even Jack). We know Peerless is at the top of the game with Rye Whiskey, but what about their bourbon? Pretty disappointing. Some sugary notes on the sides of my tongue. The nose features citrus, cedar and honeysuckle as well as a nice balance of spicy oak. Next Post. If you're not old enough to drink, then you're not old enough to read Breaking Bourbon. Date. Bottler: Peerless. Reviews and … Peerless Distilling Bourbon In 2015, Peerless Distilling officially re-opened their doors after 100 years of inactivity. Lets see how it is. You forgot to mention the 10 minute spiel about the design of the bottle. I was lucky enough to get a sample of the first release of Peerless bourbon from my good friend Justin Merrick from Oklahoma Bourbon Connoisseurs. Read more to find out how many bottles of this whiskey you should buy. 85-89: Amazing, will always try to keep a bottle of this in my collection (if feasible). You get a bit of nuttiness, a bit of brown sugar, a little bit of caramel. While the operation makes bourbon, the bigger focus is on rye — not sourced from parts unknown, but made on site, reportedly in line with recipes that have been handed down for … Get real. Having not been able to try any of their products yet, the price range is still my barrier to buying a bottle of this but maybe I'll seek out a bar pour. Peerless reopened its doors in 2014, reviving a brand last seen before Prohibition. Bourbon Reviews. Hi Bourbon enthusiast. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. Kentucky Peerless will have its second Bourbon Release on August 3, 2019. Age: 4 Year. [–]BrownLiquorDrinker 1 point2 points3 points 6 months ago (0 children), They also did a 4 Roses private selection, [–]danagustin 3 points4 points5 points 6 months ago (0 children). “Between 10-20% rye and 9-15% malted barley, without getting too specific. (MENAFN - Newswire.com LLC) LOUISVILLE, Ky.,June 28, 2019(Newswire.com) - Kentucky Peerless Distilling Companyannounced the inaugural release of their first bourbon … During my tour of Peerless we were lucky enough to have the older man who is the owner give the majority of the tour along with continuously showing his confidence in his bourbon. Distiller: Peerless. Palate: It's light and sweet up front. Upvote for San Diego mention alone. 6/11/2019 7:54:13 AM. Very similar to my first pour of New Riff sour mash which I would rate lower than this. Overall, it's fairly good but you almost don't want to down this and just swirl it around in your mouth forever. I am getting a lingering corn flavor. This one, from Binny’s, was one of two Peerless bourbons that they had on the shelf alongside dozens of others from their prodigious store pick program. Fruity notes of orange similar to the notes you get when zesting or peeling the skin. Like so many other distilleries during the time, the distillery and the Peerless brand became a victim of Prohibition. and join one of thousands of communities. Same sentiments on Peerless in general. It re-released on August 3rd and sold out again. The Aroma is good, simple, clean and aromatic — I like the pure rye essence I’m getting here; Palate is, again, good simple clean and “better than basic”, but only by a hair and loses a step from the aroma; Finish is softer and sweeter than you might imagine and ends up being kinda weak and light. Peerless® Kentucky Straight Bourbon upholds the promise of producing top-notch spirits from the historic distillery. Bringing back a name that hasn’t been seen in the bourbon industry since prohibition. Peerless Whiskey was founded by a businessman with a bold personality Henry Kraver, who revived the brand from the brink of ruin in the late 1880s. Rendered by PID 27533 on r2-app-0862d32cbbc968bf3 at 2021-01-07 23:50:13.582930+00:00 running 3164150 country code: CZ. Within the next few minutes another customer entered and grabbed the second to last one which prompted the cashier to grab the last one before it was sold out. Use of this site constitutes acceptance of our User Agreement and Privacy Policy. Worsham & Co. Operations based in Henderson, Kentucky. Review #9. Press J to jump to the feed. It's full of flavor: there's a bit of baking spice, bits of brown sugar, some cherry along with vanilla, and a lot of the corn mash "bourbon" flavor. [–]atxbourbonMagnus Cigar Blend 3 points4 points5 points 6 months ago (0 children), Based on how it tastes now I am optimistic that they will get there in the next few years assuming the whiskey gets older and price stays about the same, [–]MarrowX 1 point2 points3 points 6 months ago (0 children). Read more for tasting notes, and to see how much of this you need to buy. Drink Reviews whiskey. The countdown is on – Kentucky Peerless Distilling Co. has announced the June release of their first Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey in over a century. Price: $7.50 for a 2 oz sample. There's a lot of oak as well, all of which smells lovely. Bourbon Review. The best thing he said was that they were going to be producing a bourbon at approximately 4 years in age at a higher proof (that was revealed during my tour). I am happy I didn’t pay the $1000 for the collectors set. Peerless Bourbon Review. Happy Fourth of July everyone, stay safe! All in all, it tastes like if you were to take a warm slice of cherry pie and infuse booze into it. Peerless Bourbon will be available in extremely limited quantities (without a prescription) at Kentucky Peerless Distilling Company on June 22, 2019, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Over 10 decades have passed since Peerless Bourbon has been sold and the Peerless four-year-old bourbon … This bourbon from them starts off with the inviting smell of pecan pie and then goes into a lovely boozy cherry pie in the palate. Previous Post. Thanks for the review. I wont be purchasing any whiskey from a distillery that is that cocky about an unimpressive product. “The bourbon is going to be scaled back in the terms of auxiliary grains – the corn is the star of the show,” he says of the mash bill. Peerless Bourbon is rooted in fruits, florals and oaks. Probably the white dog kicking in. Absolute swill. 80-84: Very Good, maybe only one minor nitpick about the whisky keeping it here. All of my whisky reviews and reviews of whatever else I think of can be found over on my blog. Drinking bourbon is fun, okay? Fun, Goddammit. Read Full Story . REDDIT and the ALIEN Logo are registered trademarks of reddit inc. π Rendered by PID 27533 on r2-app-0862d32cbbc968bf3 at 2021-01-07 23:50:13.582930+00:00 running 3164150 country code: CZ. He even offered to sell their infinity series which was a 375mL bottle of year one, two, three and four of their bourbon which I’m reviewing today for a small cost of $1000. The Peerless family believes that patience builds character and fine Bourbon and Rye can never be rushed. Hundreds of bourbon, rye and whiskey reviews from the leader of bourbon criticism on the internet. At least they got the price down on the bourbon, i paid 80 for the 4 year. Additional Info: I visited Peerless about two years ago when all they sold was overpriced rye whiskey that even at two or three years tasted damn good. Finish: Moonshine? 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