Rural Inn & Vandivier Management
2016 Old Forester Birthday Bourbon:
(1:50) How to nose a whiskey? Give us some educational tidbits.
Get in there and keep your mouth open while breathing it in.
(3:55) What notes to you get from the Old Forester Birthday Bourbon?
Ray: Some cinnamon and bubble gum.
(6:00) If someone brings in a bottle to share with you, do you allow that?
Yes, as long as you keep it within a limit and just tasting.
(6:15) Explain what the 'Kentucky Chew' is?
Barrell Bourbon Batch #11
*not out of Carolina. Sourced product*
(13:03) Will you ever get a chance to get a barrel pick from Old Scout?
Willett Family Estate: 13 Year Bourbon : Batch #3658
(18:36) Do you think there will be a bourbon recession?
No, there is still the under 30 group that is not into bourbon yet. Starting to grow more and more.
(20:52) Do you think Indianapolis can host a great bourbon bar in the likes of Jack Rose or Delilah's?
Absolutely! We have so many steak houses that a bourbon specific bar could easily make it.
Sample: Sweet, Fruity, Earthy
Sweet - green apples, candy corn.
(28:20) What was your favorite bourbon back in the day?
Old Grand Dad 114
(30:30) What is your favorite steak house here in Indy?
Morton's Steak House
Fruit - banana, bakery, cinnamon roll
(33:10) Favorite Restaurants in the area?
Working Man's Friend, The Great Divide, and the Love Handle
Earth - the nose is !!!! fresh tilled dirt :)