Blanton's Original Single Barrel

This single barrel bourbon, taken from the middle sections of Blanton's Warehouse H, was once the preserve of ambassadors, dignitaries and friends and family of Colonel Blanton himself. Now accessible to everyone, Blanton's Original Single Barrel is created from a sour mash of corn, rye and malted barley. The signature horse and jockey stoppers of Blanton's are a reference to the kinship between bourbon and horse-racing, the twin pillars of Kentucky, and spell out B-L-A-N-T-O-N-S when all are collected. Not only will the ultra-smooth sweet and citrusy liquid impress, it may kick off a new elite hobby for your giftee.

Heavens Door Double Barrel

If they're a fan of Bob Dylan, this one is a must! It was made in collaboration with the music icon, named for his famous song 'Knockin' On Heavens Door', and adorned with a silhouette design of a gate created by Dylan at Black Buffalo Ironworks, his metalworking studio. The liquid is a marriage of three whiskeys, which have been matured in new American oak barrels to create a show-stopping expression, with flavours of apricot, crisp apple, lemon zest leading to a finish of toasted oak and barbecued pineapple.

Willett's Pot Still Reserve

Willett's pot still shaped decanter makes for a truly striking piece in any drinks cabinet. From Willet's distillery in Bardstown, Kentucky, the liquid inside is a rare small batch bourbon to remember - gently spicy, with notes of honey, lemon peel and a sweet and satisfying finish full of custard and butterscotch.

Four Roses Single Barrel

A limited edition single barrel bottling of Four Roses, this one is perfect for gifting your partner. The founder of Four Roses was a romantic, naming his whisky after his sweetheart. As the legend goes, he asked her to marry him, and she replied that if her answer were "yes", she would wear a corsage of roses on her gown to the upcoming ball. On the night, she wore exactly four, and he therefore called his beloved bourbon Four Roses. The liquid itself is beautifully balanced and smooth as silk, with flavours of spice, fruit, oak and menthol.

Angel's Envy Bourbon

This Kentucky straight bourbon is known for being ultra-sweet, which comes from its unique three to six month being finish in port barrels. If they love bourbon as dessert, this one-of-a-kind expression, made by taking a note from Scotch whisky's book, is sure to delight. Enjoy caramel notes from the virgin oak, alongside rich, sticky port notes, and a decadent sweetness throughout.

Jack Daniel's No 27 Gold Maple Wood Finish

Level up the tipple of the Jack Daniel's fan in your life. Technically a Kentucky Whisky, this sweet liquid is crafted to the same time-tested recipe as the classic Old No. 7, but has been twice charcoal mellowed for smoothness, and has undergone an extra maturation in golden-hued maple wood barrels for luxurious hints of maple throughout the palate. Presented in a shiny golden box, it's made with someone special in mind.

FEW Bourbon Whiskey

If your giftee is known to appreciate irony, they'll love the story behind this small batch bourbon. FEW Spirits takes its name from the initials of Frances Elizabeth Willard, a key figure in the temperance movement that ensured FEW Spirits' hometown of Evanston endured Prohibition for over 100 years. The dram is made useing a three-grain spirit recipe that infuses southern tradition with the spiciness of northern rye., infusing the bourbon with flavours of sweet toffee, cardamom and cloves.

Widow Jane 10 Year Old

Having been awarded multiple Gold awards, including Gold Outstanding at the Whiskies of the World competition for six years in a row - this is the bourbon for your recipient who deserves only the best. This delectable ten-year-old bourbon revives a lost art of marrying the finest whiskeys, which masterfully balances its intricate flavour profile. Every bottle has been drawn from a '5 barrel batch', meaning that this is truly a unique, small batch dram, boasting flavours of sandalwood, butterscotch, sea salt, and Madagascan vanilla.

Eagle Rare Single Barrel Select

Matured in a hand-picked single barrel and bottled exclusively for The Whisky Shop, this extra-special Eagle Rare was aged for 10 years. Hailing from the revered Buffalo Trace Distillery, the expression is bold and dry with delicate notes of candied almonds and very rich cocoa. Rare and delicious, it will also look gorgeous on any whiskey shelf.

Pappy Van Winkle's Family Reserve 23 Year Old

If money is no object, then the most lusted-after and revered bourbon in the world is sure to do the trick. This bottle in our reserves is from a private collection, a Pappy Van Winkle 23 Year Old that has been expressly produced according to the historic Van Winkle family wheated-recipe and matured in deep-charred oak barrels at the award-winning Buffalo Trace Distillery. The notoriously rare whiskey is named for its creator, Julian “Pappy” Van Winkle Sr., who founded founded Stitzel-Weller distillery in 1931 at the age of 61 in Louisville. Lucky drinkers of Pappy can expect flavours of cherry, vanilla and oak, with an ultra-smooth character.

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