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Old Elk Wheated Bourbon Review

Old Elk Wheated Bourbon Review

Old Elk Wheated Bourbon is crafted using the minimum amount of corn required to be classified as ‘bourbon’ and then turning up the dials on the wheat. With a mash bill that consists of 51% corn, 4% malted barley, and 45% wheat, you get an incredible level of smoothness.

Proof:92
ABV:46%
Color:Copper
Distiller:Old Elk Distillery Co.
Age:NA
Awards:2 Gold Medals
Mash Bill:51% Corn, 4% Malted Barley, 45% Wheat
Website:https://www.oldelk.com

Old Elk Bourbon Price

A 750ml of the wheated bourbon from Old Elk is available for $69.99

Tasting Notes:

Nose

Toffee, vanilla ice cream, caramel and floral notes.

Palate

Cream, toffee, vanilla, toasted almonds, clove.

Finish

Smooth, smooth, smooth.

Old Elk Bourbon Cocktails

Wheated bourbon cocktails can offer an interesting spin on traditional cocktails that require bourbon. They usually end up having a smoother finish than their traditional counterparts.

🥃 Old Elk Big Buck

Ingredients

  • 2oz. Old Elk Wheated Bourbon
  • 2oz. Ginger Beer
  • 2 Fresh Strawberries
  • 0.75oz. Simple Syrup
  • 0.75oz. Fresh Lime Juice

Instructions

  1. Muddle strawberries and lime juice.
  2. Add Old Elk Wheated Bourbon.
  3. Add simple syrup.
  4. Shake with ice.
  5. Strain into a Collins glass.
  6. Top up with ginger beer and a fresh lime slice.

🥃 Old Elk Boulevardier

Ingredients

  • 1oz. Old Elk Wheated Bourbon
  • 0.75oz. Sweet Vermouth
  • 0.75oz. Campari
  • 1 Orange

Instructions

  1. Add all three ingredients to a mixing glass.
  2. Stir, add ice, and stir again.
  3. Shave an 2″ piece of orange peel.
  4. Twist and garnish.

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Written by Rory Parry

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