Tasted: C.W. Irwin Bourbon

cwirwin-bourbon-65acd1bf338a59d4d61397f84a4b64d4b041b82aOregon Spirit Distillers is an Oregon based distiller with a focus on making the best distilled spirits around, not just in Bend, Oregon where they are located.  OSD makes a nice array of spirits, and among them is a great bourbon that has a mashbill that’s an interesting four-grain mix of corn, wheat, rye and malted barley.

This whiskey is aged three years in new American oak barrels with a  #3 char after having first been distilled at 150% proof. It is later bottled at 80 proof.   Having won a Gold medal at the 2013 Bourbon Competition they have a winning…