Old Rip Van Winkle 10 Year Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey: This bourbon whiskey is bottled at nearly barrel proof. Just a splash of Kentucky limestone water is added after a decade of aging. Rich, yet smooth, this bourbon takes a back seat to none. A sweet vanilla nose with caramel, pecan and oak wood. Smooth, mellow flavor consisting of robust wheat, cherries and oak. Features a long, smoky wheat finish with hints of fruit, spice and oak tannins. At 107 proof This wonderful bourbon is bottled as close to barrel proof as possible. We add just a splash of our Kentucky limestone well-water when we empty the barrels for bottling. Thus, this whiskey is as smooth as any you will find. Old Rip Van Winkle Handmade Bourbon 10 years old - 45% abv (90 proof) This fine whiskey has as pleasant a taste as any whiskey around. The 10 full years of aging combine nicely with its 45% abv (90 proof). A hint of caramel flavor is enjoyed when one tastes this fine hand-crafted bourbon. This bourbon has a "rich, plush texture." Rated 90 -- Beverage Tasting Institute Handmade Bourbon Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey Old Rip Van Winkle.
Robusto Pappy Van Winkle Cigar: For the cigar aficionado, a description from the maker, Jonathan Drew, founder of Drew Estate: The Pappy Van Winkle Barrel Fermented cigar is a 100% long-filler, premium cigar made totally by hand in very small batches at Drew Estate in Estel, Nicaragua. This historic cigar features a barrel-fermented-, tapa-negra-style wrapper over a Mexican San Andres base wrapper, as well as aged Nicaraguan Filler tobaccos, personally selected by me. It is the perfect choice for pairing with any of the Van Winkle bourbon and rye products. The strength level of the Pappy Van Winkle Barrel Fermented Cigar is "Medium Plus," which allows both new smokers and experienced aficionados to enjoy the blend. It's a well-rounded, sophisticated cigar, with body and a hearty expression. At Drew Estate, we are known for passion and innovation, and making premium cigars is our reason to be. The Pappy Van Winkle Barrel Fermented premium cigar is truly a showcase of our passion for cigar-making.