Woodford Reserve has expanded its Master’s Collection to include the newly released Maple Wood Finish Bourbon, which marks the fifth limited release installment in the lineup. This whiskey is the first bourbon to be finished in barrels made from sugar maple wood, a material that adds hints of maple, honey and cinnamon to the spirit.
Available beginning November 1st, each bottle is hand-numbered and clocks in at 94.4 proof. Only 1,676 cases are available, and the bourbon has a suggested retail price of $89.99.
Until a review is posted, check out the following tasting notes provided by Woodford Reserve.
Color: Golden brown.
Aroma: Rich and sweet with hints of brown sugar glazed baked apricots, milk chocolate and fresh toasted oak.
Taste: Warm with cinnamon spice, faint hints of maple syrup, berry fruit and a touch of nuttiness.
Finish: Crisp with delicate maple syrup notes lingering on with a touch of warm fruit.
For more info, click below for a video with Woodford Reserve Master Distiller Chris Morris –