Tasted The Whiskey Wash

Tasted: Michter’s 10 Year Single Barrel Kentucky Straight Bourbon (2017)

When I think of whiskies that have never steered me wrong, Michter’s comes to mind. Last year we wrote extensively on its history, from its Pennsylvania roots to 1980s bankruptcy to Kentucky-based reinvention. For you brown liquor history buffs, it’s also been associated with the brand names Shenk’s and Bomberger’s.

Michter’s recently opened distillery, located in Shively, a suburb of Louisville, serves as the hub of all of Michter’s processing and bottling operations. They’re also still in the process of renovating the historically and architecturally significant Fort Nelson Building in downtown Louisville, which will eventually serve as a tasting room and…