Eleanor 1866 – 750ml


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The sixth bottling of Eleanor Bourbon. The sixth chapter of the story of Eleanor and Valentine Weiss dated 1866.

57.3% ABV
114.6 Proof
Single Cask
Distiller – MGP, Indiana
Entry Proof – 120
Cooperage – Kelvin Cooperage
Age – 42 months

Tasting Notes: Low barrel and wood spice notes. Lighter notes of dried hay and corn dust. Mid range spice notes, and very mild caramel. Low on the sweetness scale.

Eleanor and Valentine – Chapter 6

When Valentine came home from the war he weighed 106 pounds and needed a cane to walk. Eleanor greeted him with hugs and kisses but later collapsed in tears behind the house.

She nursed him back to health, and they were married 6 months later. After the ceremony she opened her hand to reveal a tiny wreath of braided grass.

“You kept that all these years?”

She nodded and slipped it onto his finger beside his wedding ring. 

“Valentine Weiss, you will always be the apple of my eye.”

Read the whole story so far