Cleveland Underground Bourbon Finished with Apple Wood, 45%

Price: $45 Issue: Spring 2018 Reviewer: Susannah Skiver Barton

Juicy Fruit gum, Kool-Aid, sugared orange gumdrops, and candied papaya and mango meet fresh-cut lumber on the nose. The palate has notes of bruised banana and juicy guava, with assertive wood and cocoa powder to balance the sweetness.

This whiskey has been matured using alternative aging technology.

Actual Time in Barrel: varies, but usually around 3 months;

Processing: Distillate from Indiana and Ohio is aged in new charred oak barrels before undergoing Cleveland's proprietary process using apple wood pieces.