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RICHARD CARELTON HACKER
Vintage Cuban Davidoff, anyone?
57 Years Ago, This Distiller Barreled Identical Whiskies in Two Different Oaks. Now, You Can Taste the Results
This $38,000 set shows the subtle differences when matured in American oak and European oak.
It’s especially difficult for a tropical distillery, which loses more than it’s share of rum “to the angels.”
Independently, two bidders set new records at Hong Kong and Glasgow auctions.
Distilleries are responding to demand by keeping their whisky in the barrel.
The iconic green wrapper suggests a milder smoke than modern cigars tend to offer.
For just over $8000, you can take home a barrel of Corazón Single Barrel reposado.