J. S. RASCH VIN & SPIRITUS
J. S. Rasch wine and colonial trade has been selling the good things in life since 1807. The current ownership goes back 2 generations.
Widow Jane 10 Year Old is a Small Batch Bourbon from one of the new shooting stars on the American whiskeyscene: Widow Jane in Brooklyn, New York. “Small batch” in this context means that each batch is tapped from Max 5 fade. This is a so-called “sourced” bourbon, which means that the whiskey comes from other distilleries, but is performed at Widow Jane, among other things with their very mentioned water from the Rosendale mines. It is tapped at 45.5% alcohol.
Widow Jane 10 Year Old snapped one of the coveted gold medals at San Francisco Spirits Competition 2020!
Color: deep amber.
Fragrance: The scent is thick and sweet, closely packed with notes of maple syrup and dark caramel, light tobacco, cherry and peanuts.
Taste notes: Beautifully concentrated in the taste, but without springy alcohol. Man sense cherries and almond, vanilla and burned oak.
Serving suggestions: A brilliant whiskey that should be enjoyed clean – but you are in the decadent corner, then it will also be a tremendous Old Fashioned!
The last few years, a wide range of distilleries and bottlers appeared in the United States, and Widow Jane is one of them we have stayed special attention to. The distillery is on an enviable address in Red Hook in Brooklyn, New York, and the local element plays an important role in production. The water, for example, comes from the legendary Rosendale mines a small piece of upstate, which has also delivered limestone to eg. Brooklyn Bridge, Empire State Building and Friesgudder’s Pedestal! Then it’s no more New York! The water is exceptionally good quality and perfect for bourbon production, using large amounts both for mashing and downwatering after the distillation. It is also from one of these mines, Widow Jane Mine that the distillery takes its name.
The distillery is still young, and whiskey takes as you know a long time, so while Widow Jane’s own distillate sluts in the Fades in Brooklyn, they fellow the country for the best dishes as they can tap “While we wait” – so far with quite spectacular results!