Now, we’re the first to review this very rare 12 year old expression of Wathen’s Bourbon in the video above and in the tasting notes below.
While there is no age statement on Wathen’s Bourbon, Old Medley bears an age statement and delivers one of the best flavors we’ve ever tasted in a 12 year old Bourbon. Old Medley is the same recipe as Wathen’s, but with more age.
With only 2,500 cases being distributed in this one time release, Old Medley is one of the more limited releases you’ll see in 2013.
For a suggested retail price of $49.99, it is worth every penny and if you can find it definitely pick this one up.
BourbonBlog.com‘s Tom Fischer joined Charles Medley, President of Charles Medley Distillery to taste this Bourbon. The conversation became so enjoyable that Tom took out his pocket cam for an unexpected interview to learn more about Old Medley and Charles too.
As a 7th Generation Distiller, Charles is full of stories, knowledge and experience in the Bourbon industry. He brings all that character and expertise into one bottle in Old Medley 12 Year Old Bourbon.
Depending on where you live in the USA, you can find the Old Medley either now or very soon in markets that carry Wathen’s Bourbon.
Check your favorite liquor store and you may be lucky enough to find it in Georgia, Kentucky, Indiana, New York, Illinois, Connecticut, Massachusetts and other states.
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Old Medley Bourbon Review
Bourbon: Old Medley Bourbon 12 Years Old
Distillery: Charles Medley Distillery, Owensboro, Kentucky
Color: Medium to dark amber
Age: 12 Years
Proof: 86.8 proof, 43.4% ABV
Nose: Pleasant burn with prevalence of alcohol and barrel.
Taste: Delicious balance between sugars and barrels. Deep aged vanillas, luscious caramel, and candied pecans.
Toward mid-palate, the Bourbon’s complexity and smooth character shine through in a bold way.
Finish: Caramel corn, buttery, medium linger.