Paul Jones Jr. trademarked the name Four Roses in the late 1800s and would eventually buy the Frankfort Distilling Company in the 1920s. Four Roses is now owned by Kirin, a Japanese company, you probably know the beer!
They have become famous for their Six Recipes which tell you the mashbill and yeast strain:
OBSV / OBSK / OBSF / OESV / OESK / OESF
E = 75 corn / 20 rye / 5 malted barley
B = 60 corn / 35 rye / 5 malted barley
V Delicate Fruit
K Slight Spice
O Rich Fruit
Q Floral Essence
F Herbal Notes
Master Distiller Brent Elliott selected and mingled six of Four Roses’ 10 Bourbon recipes, each aged a minimum of 6 years, to handcraft Small Batch Select.
Tasting Notes from the Brand:
Raspberries, clove, and nutmeg.
Apricot, berries, vanilla, and light oak.
Lingering spearmint, light touch of cinnamon.
- Bottle Size750
- DistilleryFour Roses
- StyleBourbon Whiskey
- Country of OriginUnited States
- Cask StrengthNo
- Cask TypeNew Charred American Oak