Fader has a lot of champions inside our brewery. Background beers, brewers love background beers. Clean, fresh, uncomplicated beers of integrity that tether you to a place without clawing for attention.
This beer idea was inspired by a cocktail known as the “Boulevardier.” By brewing with lambrusco grape must, angelica root, and bitter orange peel, this bourbon barrel-aged ale brings together notes of orange zest, caramel, bourbon, and a hint of grape.
This product was originally called 1792 Ridgemont Reserve Bourbon; it was rebranded and repackaged in 2015. Both are no-age statement bottlings, but prior to 2013 it had one of 8 years. This is still a high-rye bourbon and is still bottled at 46.85% ABV.
Original Single Barrel
Taken from the center-cut or middle sections of the famous Warehouse H, Blanton’s Original Single Barrel was once designated for ambassadors, dignitaries, and Colonel Blanton’s family and friends. Today, everyone has access to the world’s first single barrel bourbon...
Until just recently, Michter's was a contract brand of KBD (now known as Willett Distillery); but recently, they've set up their own shop in Louisville and are purchasing from Brown Forman. Small Batch for Michter's means about 20 barrels per batch. Bottled at 45.7% ABV.