Bardstown Bourbon Co. to Release Final Fusion Series Expressions | national company

BARDSTOWN, Ky.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Sept. 21, 2022–

As Bardstown Bourbon Company’s own distillate reaches maturity and the next Origin Series release looms, the Fusion Series prepares to rest from the shelf. Fusion 8 is available now at the Bardstown Bourbon Co. gift shop, online and at retailers in 20 states. Fusion 9 will be available later this fall.

The Fusion Series releases combine whiskey of older origin and younger bourbon that has been distilled and aged by Bardstown Bourbon Co. and shows a range of mashbills across the blends, including corn, rye, wheat and malted barley. The unique series journey has been seeing flavor profiles change as Bardstown Bourbon Co. bourbon ages, becoming more prominent in blends over time as the distillery has established itself as a major player in the industry. ‘industry. Both Fusion 8 and Fusion 9 feature 4-year-old bourbon from Bardstown Bourbon Co., the oldest bourbon the brand has ever released.

Fusion 8, available now, brings together two high-rye Bardstown Bourbon Co. distilled bourbons, balanced with a bold 12-year-old Kentucky expression. Round mouthfeel leads to sizzle and spice on the palate, making this Fusion a unique and remarkable blend. Ripe apricot, mint and green tea are balanced by layers of caramel and honey on baked apples. A refreshing and lively spice awakens the palate and leads to a balanced and characteristic Fusion finish. Fusion 8 is featured at 95.5 proof (47.75% ABV).

“With Fusion, not only have we enjoyed the evolution of the series as our stock matures, but also the interesting interplay between older and younger whiskeys that brings complexity to the flavor profile that you don’t see anywhere else,” said Dan Callaway, vice president of product development and hospitality, who leads blending for Bardstown Bourbon Co., “As we head into exciting new releases with the distillate that we created, Fusion will remain a landmark in the history of Bardstown Bourbon Co. encompassing our approach to the art and science of modern bourbon blending.”

Fusion 9, the final version of the series, will be available later this fall. Waves of butterscotch and ripe cherry meet mint, coconut and black pepper to lead this nuanced blend. A luscious mouthfeel of red fruits and maple gives way to an indulgent finish of caramelized sweetness with enduring rye spice.

“Throughout the series, we’ve showcased the best of our estate-distilled bourbon with carefully selected aged whiskey. We wrap up the series with our favorite creation to date,” Callaway said.

Fusion 9 is featured at 96.8 proof (48.4% ABV). Both versions come in 750ml at an SRP of $64.99.

Bardstown Bourbon Co. Fusion 8(Now available)

95.5 proof (47.75% ABV)

  • 12% Bardstown Bourbon Co. 4 years – 75% corn/ 21% rye/ 4% malted barley
  • 58% Bardstown Bourbon Co. 4 years – 70% corn/ 18% rye/ 12% malted barley
  • 30% 12 Year Old Kentucky Bourbon – 78% Corn/ 10% Rye/ 12% Malted Barley

Bardstown Bourbon Co. Fusion 9(Available in late fall)

96.8 proof (48.4% ABV)

  • 48% – Bardstown Bourbon Co. 4 years – 75% corn/21% rye/4% malted barley
  • 22% – Bardstown Bourbon Co., 4 years – 60% corn/26% rye/10% wheat/4% malted barley
  • 30% 12 years. KY 75% maize/ 13% rye/ 12% malted barley

About Bardstown Bourbon Company:

Founded in 2014 by Peter Loftin in the heart of Pays Bourbon on 100 acres of active farmland, Bardstown Bourbon Company, 1500 Parkway Drive, Bardstown, Ky., is one of the most modern and technically advanced whiskey distilleries in the country. Celebrating the art of crafting authentic, high-quality bourbons, the innovative distillery produces custom rye, whiskey and bourbon for leading brands such as High West, Belle Meade, Hirsch and more through its program one-of-a-kind collaborative distillation process. Bardstown Bourbon Company honors tradition and encourages innovation with its exceptional destination experience for visitors, offering the only full-service restaurant located in a distillery on the Kentucky Bourbon Trail, The Kitchen and Bar at Bardstown Bourbon Company.

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PUBLISHED: 09/21/2022 08:00/DISC: 09/21/2022 08:03

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