Woodford Barrels 12 & 13 Arrive
Fitger’s Brewhouse Master Brewer Dave Hoops and Principal Tim Nelson once again traveled to the Woodford Reserve Distillery near Versailles, KY to hand select our signature small-batch Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey through Woodford’s unique personal-selection program. Woodford Master Distiller Chris Morris personally guided them through the process. The current selection, Barrels 12 & 13, feature notes of honey and sweet grain with a lingering creaminess.
“We are tasting individual flavors from barrels that are different ages and from different points in the racking room,” explained Hoops. “This allows us to make our own interpretation of their classic — in my opinion the best bourbon being made down there.”
Fitger’s Brewhouse has been taking trips to the Woodford Reserve Distillery since 2005. Since then they have returned frequently, almost every six months. The Brewhouse has become the second-largest retail account nationally (only Bluegrass Hospitality, a company that runs sports venues in Kentucky, has sold more) and the top on-premise account in Minnesota.