F.E.W. BBR Exclusive Cask #17-1185, Straight Bourbon Whiskey, USA (50.5%)
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FEW, founded in 2011, is a grain-to-glass urban distiller who make arguably some of the USA’s best Bourbon and Rye. FEW is based in the Chicago suburb of Evanston, Illinois, home of the US Temperance movement. It is named, rather ironically, for Frances Elizabeth Willard, head of the Christian Women’s Temperance Movement.
Founder and distiller Paul Hletko has relentlessly pursued a new style of urban whiskey that is equal to that of his friends in Kentucky. His choice of starting a distillery in the home of Prohibition and provocatively naming it for one of the key protagonists should not be seen purely as a marketing stunt though. These are serious spirits with incredible flavour. The speciality at FEW is to add a touch more Rye than normal to their Bourbon, giving a signature spice. These spirits are in high demand, and quantities are thus very restricted.
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Due to limited stocks, this spirit has been restricted to 2 bottles per customer
Dark chocolate, muscovado sugar with a generous lick of vanilla spice on the nose. The palate is spicey, with notes of warm toffee, blood orange and honeycomb, after about 20 seconds I noticed Sun Maid Raisins on the finish. Niche, I know. This is a luscious Bourbon that you’ll not be able to get enough of.
Joshua Friend, Senior Account Manager, Berry Bros. & Rudd (February 2023)
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