Evan William’s Single Barrel 2000 Vintage DebutOctober 25th, 2009
I was at the event last night where Master Distillers Parker and Craig Beam debuted the new vintage. A great time, and a very nice whiskey too. Here are a few pics from my Blackberry. (Some are a little blurry…)
This year’s Evan Williams Single Barrel: 15th vintage!! 2000 vintage.
Master Distiller Parker Beam talking about the new vintage!! Cool!
Parker and Craig Beam pouring. Damn I’m thirsty for a bourbon–out of the barrel, no less! 142.9 proof! Their highest ever!
This is the closest thing I will get to Communion!!
Gary Regan: I poured too much water in mine, can you top it up Craig?
Why didn’t I think of that?
Larry Kass at Heaven Hill (not pictured): ” We have this really cool high speed bottling line. You should see it.”
Me thinking to myself: “Oh no, not another bottling line! The least exciting part of any distillery tour.”
And to end my evening at the bar called Proof: a penguin taking care of business, surprising us all…
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