Woodford Reserve Double Oaked

Woodford Reserve Double Oaked 1

Quick thanks to /u/Devoz for this dram. I’ve been wanting to try some more Woodford Reserve, and well, this allowed me to do it.

Woodford Reserve Double Oaked is the first ever line extension from the company. After being a one bourbon company for 16 years, they decided to branch out.

This bourbon is the standard expression which is aged new charred white oak, then aged again in heavily toasted, lightly charred barrels.

So… I’m a little confused on heavily toasted and yet lightly charred. In all seriousness, I’m confused. Maybe it means the heat is high yet not directly on the barrel? Oh well, it’s Double Oaked, at least the name makes sense.

So, here we have it: In 2012, Woodford Reserve brought out a new whisky, which is basically the old one, aged formaybe 7 years, and then an indiscriminate amount of time in different barrels…

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