Take a look at any current Michter’s branded whiskey bottle and you will find the phrase “Distilled in small batches according to the Michter’s pre-Revolutionary War quality standards dating back to 1753.”
As we waited (and waited) for the Colonel E.H. Taylor 4 Grain to be released in Kansas, we did not idly twiddle our thumbs. We are currently in the middle of our attempt to cumulatively review the brands comprising Buffalo Trace Mash Bill #1 (Old Charter, E.H. Taylor, Buffalo Trace and Eagle Rare).
This one word summarizes my feelings of a relatively unheard of, and fairly difficult to find, bottom shelf bourbon. Charter 101, a 101-proof Mash Bill #1 Straight Kentucky Bourbon from Buffalo Trace, is a winner in its class, and something you should pick up without question if you ever see it on a shelf.
[For our final conclusions and links to our other Buffalo Trace Mash Bill #1 reviews, click here.]
We continue our venture through Buffalo Trace Distillery’s mash bill #1 brands with the Colonel E.H. Taylor, Jr. (EHT) line. By way of review, below is a chart from Bourbonr depicting Buffalo Trace Distillery’s various brands by mash bill: