Milam & Greene Releases Distillery Edition Straight Bourbon Whiskey

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Written by Susie Oszustowicz OF BEVVY

August 23, 2020

The 121.9 proof bourbon is surprisingly smooth for such a high-proof spirit. 

Milam & Greene, the distilling duo out of Blanco, Texas, has just released the first of its Texas Hill Country Limited Edition Series, a grain-to-glass straight bourbon whiskey, this past week in the midst of the pandemic. This first limited-edition bottle, a labor of love by the team with veteran Kentucky master distiller Marlene Holmes at the helm, is a fine example of what they dub “true American whiskey with a Texas heart.”

The 121.9 proof bourbon is surprisingly smooth for such a high-proof spirit. It was distilled in a 300-gallon pot still from a mashbill of 70% corn, 22% malted rye, and 8% malted barley, and has round notes of vanilla, nuts, and baking spices. We recommend this bourbon be sipped just as we tasted it—neat first, then opened up with a few drops of water.

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