Thanks to /u/Saba007 for sharing this one with us.
There seems to be quite a bit of hullabaloo about Kentucky Owl. It never really hit us here in Ontario, as the LCBO’s tendency to pile red tape on being able to sell things sometimes means that they don’t hit the largest alcohol seller in North America.
So when offered Kentucky Owl Rye Batch #1, I had the typical reaction: Owl’s are cool. I like rye.
What I’m missing is each Kentucky Owl is a collection of barrels blended and brought to proof by Dixon Dedman (coolest superhero name ever). They source the whiskey. And took off due to the Grey Market doing what they do best, amping up the price.
Now owned by Stoli Group, eventually they may have a distillery. Maybe. And it may cost $150 million dollars. And it may end up in Bardstown. I don’t know…
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