This is a great bottle with a lot of character at a great price point. It may be a little sweeter than you’re used to with wheat as the second ingredient behind corn in the mash bill.
As smooth as Evan Williams Single Barrel goes down, you'll be surprised as to what shows up on your credit card statement. What's even more fascinating than the taste and notes you get on the nose, is that those characteristics will change from year to year. Every single barrel whiskey will vary from batch to batch, and although we found notes of vanilla and burnt sugar in this one, it might change by the time you pick up a bottle.
Koval’s take on bourbon isn’t typical, but it’s well worth a taste. While they follow the standard 51% corn mash, the rest is made up of Millet–a grain most often found in spirits from Nepal, not American whiskey.
This award-winning whiskey comes from our backyard here in Chicago, IL and is known for revitalizing the whiskey industry in a city known for its breweries and having not won a championship in 108 years.