Named for the two parts to a skeleton key, Blade and Bow is a tribute to the famed Stitzel-Weller distillery that changed the landscape of bourbon production from its founding in 1935 to when its doors were shuttered in 1992. As the story goes, there were once five keys that hung on the distillery door that represented the five steps to crafting bourbon; grains, yeast, fermentation, distillation and aging. The keys grew to symbolize the local traditions of hospitality, warmth and enjoying the finer things in life. These timeless traditions continue as the door to some of the greatest whiskeys of our time has once again been opened. Fair warning, this is undoubtedly one of your last chances to experience the magic of Stitzel-Weller.
A signature whiskey that showcases the sweetness of the older wheated-mashbill, rejuvenated with hints of stone fruit, roasted grain and a finish of charred spice, caramel and oak. The other whiskeys of this pedigree are pretty hard to come by these days. Best to stock up on this one while you still can.
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