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to market. Individual states will vary. Please check with your favorite store or

state's distributor for more specific dates pertaining to your own state.

 

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2016 Bourbon Release Calendar

 

2014 January -Buffalo Trace Experimental “Stave” -Jefferson’s 25 and 30 year February -Booker’s 25th Anniversary -High West Midwinter Night’s Dram (distillery release) -Jefferson’s Ocean II -Barterhouse Orphan Barrel -Old Blowhard Orphan Barrel -Wild Turkey 101 Rye 1L -Evan Williams Single Barrel 2004 Vintage -Elijah Craig 22 Year Single Barrel - $350 (Distillery release) March -Abraham Bowman Double Barrel -Buffalo Trace Experimental Rye Bourbon “Entry Proof” -Jim Beam Single Barrel -Elijah Craig Barrel Proof - 66.6″ ABV -Town Branch Rye April -Elmer T. Lee Commemorative Edition -Four Kings “Bourbon -Wild Turkey Diamond Anniversary (Distillery release) May -Elijah Craig Barrel Proof - 132.4 proof (Release #4) June -Four Roses 2014 Limited Edition Single Barrel -Rhetoric Orphan Barrel - 21 Year -Stranahan’s Snowflake 2014 (Release #1) -Willett (Distilled) Straight Rye Whiskey 2 Yr CS -Black Maple Hill Oregon Straight Bourbon - $90 -Black Maple Hill Oregon Straight Rye - $90 July -Wild Turkey Diamond Anniversary (Wide release) $125 August -Stagg Jr 134.8 Proof (Release #3) -Elijah Craig Barrel Proof 132.4 proof (Release #5) -Duke Bourbon - 88 Proof -Elijah Craig 23 Year Single Barrel - $200 retail, $280 gift shop (3k-6k bottle release) -Willett (Distilled) Straight Rye Whiskey 2 Yr CS - 107 Proof (Release #3) -Barrel Bourbon Batch 002 September -Parker’s Heritage Collection: 13 Yr Wheat Whiskey - 127.4 Proof (Release #1) $5 to ALS -Maker's Mark Cask Strength (Distillery release) 108-114 Proof -Willett (Distilled) Straight Rye Whiskey 2 Yr CS - 111 Proof (Release #4) -Elijah Craig Barrel Proof - 140.1 Proof (Release #6) -High West Barrel Select: Double Rye finished Campfire barrels - $50 -High West Barrel Select: Rendezvous Rye finished in Syrah Wine barrels - $70 -William Heavenhill - BP - 130 Proof - Aged 15 Years - $250 - 350 Bottles (Sept 15 distillery release) -Kentucky Owl - 118.4 Proof - $165 -Michter's 2014 10 Yr Bourbon -Mitcher's 2014 10 Yr Rye October -Michter's Toasted Barrel Finish Bourbon 91.4 Proof - 12,000 Bottles - $48 -Old Forester Birthday Bourbon 2014 - $60 - 97 Proof (20k bottle release) -Buffalo Trace Antique Collection: George T Stagg - 16.4 Years Old - 138.1 Proof -Buffalo Trace Antique Collection: William Larue Weller - 12.3 Years Old - 140.2 Proof -Buffalo Trace Antique Collection: Thomas H. Handy Saz Rye - 6.3 Years Old - 129.2 Proof -Buffalo Trace Antique Collection: Eagle Rare - 19 Years Old - 90 Proof -Buffalo Trace Antique Collection: Sazerac Rye - 18 Years Old - 90 Proof -Pappy Van Winkle Collection -High West Midwinter Night’s Dram $80 (wide release) -Evan Williams Bourbon Heritage Center 10th Anniversary - 110 Proof - 250 Bottles $100 - (Distillery only release) -Angel’s Envy Cask Strength - 119.3 Proof - $170 - 6,500 Bottles - (Release #3) -Jim Beam Signature Crafts: Quarter Cask Finish - 86 Proof - $40 -Jim Beam Signature Crafts: Soft Red Wheat - 11 yr - 90 Proof - $50 - .375 Bottle -Jim Beam Signature Crafts: Brown Rice bourbon - 11 yr - 90 Proof - $50 - .375 Bottle -Four Roses 2014 Limited Edition Small Batch - (Blend: OBSK 9 year, OBSV 13 year, OESV 12 year and OBSF 11 year, 120.3 Proof) -Smooth Ambler Contradiction - (Wheated bourbon/rye whiskey blend) - 100 Proof -Maker's Mark Cask Strength - .375 Bottles 108-114 Proof - (Limited Retail Release) -Barrel Bourbon Batch 003 -Bib & Tucker Bourbon -Hudson Maple Cask Rye - Aged less than 4 Years - 80 Proof -Jefferson's Ocean Aged at Sea III (200 barrel release) -WhistlePig Boss Hog "The Spirit of Mortimer" - 14 Year - 118-124 Proof (50 Barrels) -Parker’s Heritage Collection: 13 Year Wheat Whiskey - 126.8.2 Proof (Release #2) -Twelve Five Rye - 95 Proof November -Cyrus Noble - 90 Proof - Aged 5 Years (Heaven Hill) -Woodford Reserve Master’s Collection: Sonoma-Cutrer Pinot Noir Finish -Willett XCF: Exploratory Cask Finish v1.0 - MGP rye finished in Grand Marnier casks - $150 - 6,000 bottle release -Evan Williams Single Barrel 2005 Vintage: 1st Anniversary EW Bourbon Experience - Nov 10th Gift Shop Release - 100 Proof - 420 Bottles - $100 -Metze's Medley (MGP branded) - 80 Proof - Blend of 20% 2005 bourbon (21% rye), 20% 2005 bourbon (36% rye), 60% 2008 bourbon (21% rye) - Very limited release at the Whiskey City Festival in Lawrenceburg, Indiana -Leopold Bros. Maryland Style Rye - 86 Proof -Old Forester Whiskey Row: 1870 - Original recipe and mashbill - 90 Proof - Limited release: Chicago, Denver, Louisville, Nashville, New York City, Seattle and San Francisco -Penthouse Whiskey Tequila Fusion December -Abraham Bowman Vanilla Bean Flavored Whiskey (Aged 2 Years with Grade A Madagascar bourbon vanilla beans) - 90 Proof (Currently available at gift shop) -Balcones Texas Single Malt Whiskey: Single Barrel Staff Selection -Dark Horse Distillery Rye Whiskey Barrel Strength - 113.2 Proof - $65 -High West Valley Tan (High West distilled Oat Whiskey) - Aged 2-4 Years -Lost Prophet - Orphan Barrel - Aged 22 years - 90.1 Proof - $125 - Mashbill: 75-78% Corn, 7-10% Barley, 15% Rye - Distilled in 1991 at George T. Stagg Distillery -Stranahan’s Snowflake 2014 (Release #2) -December 2014 allocation of Weller 12 Year -Jim Beam Black Extra Aged NAS (Replacing Double Aged 8 Year)

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Disclaimer: Release information on this page is believed to be accurate but not guaranteed. It is a culmination of independent research, TTB label information, and direct contact with distilleries. Not all labels become actual releases. Whiskeys listed in the Rumor section are based on even less substantial information than those listed in the other sections.
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