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1792-fullproof-6c83e0082bc6d18fd83283e8db0633b6e196da96There is much afoot these days at the Barton 1792 distillery in Kentucky, chief of which is the recent announcement of the retirement of their current master distiller Ken Pierce. Though no immediate successor has been named, the never-ending cycle of bourbon releases goes on nonetheless, with the latest being a hearty bourbon called 1792 Full Proof Bourbon which is, as the name implies, uncut from when it laid in barrel.

1792 Full Proof Bourbon, according to the distillery, was laid down in new oak barrels with 125 proof distillate in fall, 2007. The barrels were placed in Barton’s Warehouses E,…

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