Starting July 2, III Forks Prime Steakhouse in Lakeshore East will offer "The Bourbon Test," a flight of three bourbons served in Glencairn whisky glasses. The neat pours will be served on a III Forks branded paddle, made from a Garrison Brothers whiskey barrel stave. Each flight ($20) is presented with tasting notes.
The Bourbon Test trio includes: Basil Hayden's Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey (Clermont, KY); Garrison Brothers Texas Straight Bourbon Whiskey (Hye, TX); and Elijah Craig Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey (Bardstown, KY).
Bourbon Tasting Notes Basil Hayden Classification: Straight Bourbon Proof: 80 Cask Type: New, Charred American Oak Nose: High Rye, Pepper, Honeysuckle Palate: Brown Sugar, Leather, Rye Finish: Smooth Flavor Profile: Spicy
Garrison Brothers Small Batch Classification: Straight Bourbon Proof: 94 Cask Type: New, Charred American Oak Nose: Chocolate, Raisins, Oak, Baking Spices Palate: Toffee Sweetness Finish: Moderate Flavor Profile: Spicy & Smoky
Elijah Craig Small Batch Classification: Small Batch Proof: 94 Cask Type: New, Charred American Oak Nose: Leather, Tobacco Palate: Red Apple, Vanilla, Butterscotch Finish: Warm Flavor Profile: Rich & Full Bodied