Rare Bourbons for Spring

We're delighted to offer a limited parcel of lesser seen whiskies direct from the US - a real treat for Bourbon and Rye lovers. Pick up rare bottles from 1792, Widow Jane, Woodford Reserve, Henry McKenna and more.

As usual, all orders over six bottles or £200 enjoy free shipping. 

Four Roses Small Batch Limited Edition 2020
HED59860 / 70cl / 55.65%
The 2020 edition of Four Roses legendary Small Batch Limited Edition. Made using an assemblage of Bourbons aged between 12 and 19 years of age, produced using four different mash bills.

A nose of apple, citrus peel, butterscotch and vanilla leads into a rich, dense palate of stone fruit, toasted nuts and popcorn. The finish is lightly spicy with yet more delicious fruit character.

1792 12 Year Old Bourbon
HED21663 / 75cl / 48.3%
This award-winning bourbon whiskey is the outcome of ageing for over ten years in premium charred American white oak barrels. It boasts rich flavours of vanilla and cocoa within its full-bodied profile. Having matured for twelve years, it presents delicate fruit notes complemented by a lingering smoky finish.
1792 Full Proof
HED64011 / 75cl / 62.5%
A robust inclusion in the 1792 Bourbon collection, the 1972 Full Proof is bottled at 62.5% ABV and undergoes no chill-filtration. Powerful and rich in flavour, this daring bourbon features an extraordinary deep and smoky profile, harmoniously balanced with sweet vanilla and hints of caramel.
Angels Envy Rye Caribbean Cask
HED83902 / 75cl / 50%
Aged for six years in American oak casks, this Kentucky rye undergoes an additional finishing period of up to 18 months in casks previously utilized for Caribbean rum maturation. The nose reveals notes of citrus fruit, caramel candy, maple sugar, vanilla, oak, hazelnut, spice, and sherry wood. On the palate, sweet rum, sherry wood, and subtle oak complement each other. A must-try.
Basil Hayden Dark Rye
HED21647 / 75cl / 40%
Dark Rye is a blend of Kentucky straight rye, Canadian rye sourced from Alberta Distillery, and California port. Introduced as the initial permanent line extension in the Basil Hayden lineup in 2017, it offers an intricate combination of caramel, dried fruit, and oak, complemented by light spices and a well-rounded mouthfeel.
Basil Hayden Red Wine Cask
HED21646 / 75cl / 40%
This matured bourbon underwent a finishing process in an undisclosed Californian red wine cask, imparting a light burgundy tint and an unmistakable fruity undertone to the spirit. The nose reveals nuances of vanilla ice cream, cherries, dried apricots, sultanas, and ripe grapes, showcasing the evident influence of the red wine casks. On the palate, expect notes of vanilla, caramelized sugar, hints of clove, anise, pink peppercorns, and cinnamon.
Chicken Cock 20 Year Old Cotton Club Rye
HED21650 / 75cl / 50%
Formulated using a mash bill consisting of 90% rye and 10% malted barley, the Chicken Cock Cotton Club Rye has matured for a complete two decades in a previously used bourbon cask. The nose presents sweet candy with fresh grass and a subtle earthiness, followed by notes of citrus peel, spice, and white pepper. The palate delivers a blend of vanilla, spice, and sweet molasses, enhanced by gentle undertones of pepper, citrus, and toasted oak.
Chicken Cock Bourbon
HED21648 / 75cl / 45%
Produced entirely in Kentucky, Chicken Cock Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey boasts a striking mahogany colour. The nose combines oaky notes and sweetness, with hints of dried fruit, caramel, and vanilla. The palate offers a creamy, buttery texture with hints of butterscotch, culminating in a lingering vanilla wafer finish.
Chicken Cock Rye
HED21649 / 75cl / 45%
Produced, matured, and bottled in Kentucky, Chicken Cock Kentucky Straight Rye Whiskey exhibits a deep caramel colour with a dark orange tint. It is a rye that stands out with a combination of spicy and vanilla elements, complemented by a distinct herbal quality. Mint and sage flavours come forward on the palate, while a touch of nutmeg emerges on the finish.
Elijah Craig Barrel Proof (Batch A124)
HED21661 / 75cl / 59.5%
The first release of 2024 in Heaven Hill`s continuous Elijah Craig Barrel Proof series, A124, is presented at a robust 59.5% ABV after maturing for 10 years and nine months. The nose is characterized by notes of honey, spice, caramel candies, and baking spices. The palate showcases richness with sweet oak, a hint of pepper, toffee, crème brûlée, and tobacco.
Elijah Craig Straight Rye
HED21652 / 75cl / 47%
This is Elijah Craig’s first extra-aged Kentucky Straight Rye Whiskey, joining their renowned range of bourbons. This distinctive blend of spicy rye grains and sweet corn, meticulously crafted with attention to detail, offers a striking balance of flavours and a smoot, velvety texture. Expect notes of dark chocolate, baking spices, and honey.
Elijah Craig Toasted Barrel
HED21651 / 75cl / 47%
Subjected to a dual-barrelling process to enhance its complexity, Toasted Barrel elevates Elijah Craig’s Small Batch Bourbon to new levels. Following complete maturation, this Bourbon undergoes a second round of ageing in a specially toasted new oak barrel, allowing it to further cultivate sweet oak flavours.
George Dickel 13 Year Old Bottled in Bond
HED21654 / 75cl / 50%
George Dickel, situated in Tullahoma, Tennessee, is a bourbon whisky producer known for its diverse range of bourbon and rye whisky labels. This 13-year-old expression reveals notes of baked cherries with cinnamon, warm pralines, toasted marshmallow, and roasted almonds. Bottled at 50% ABV, the spirit maintains its integrity when used in cocktails.
Henry McKenna 10 Year Old Single Barrel
HED21653 / 75cl / 50%
A bourbon enthusiast`s joy, this hard-to-find, 10-year-old Henry McKenna is a single barrel bourbon boasting a 50% ABV. The whiskey reveals enticing notes of vanilla, toasted marshmallow, and light spices that linger. Incredibly smooth, it carries the typical oakiness and the goodness of bourbon.
High West A Midwinter Nights Dram Act 11.3
HED21662 / 75cl / 49.3%
A Midwinter Night`s Dram, Act 11, is part of High West`s seasonal releases, representing the 11th annual edition. The process begins with the use of Rendezvous Rye, a blend of straight rye whiskeys crafted from two mash bill recipes. The resulting rye blend undergoes additional maturation in ruby and tawny port casks. Expect notes of fig, cranberry, dark plum jam on rye toast, and gingerbread.
Joseph Magnus Murray Hill Club Bourbon
HED76974 / 75cl / 51.5%
Murray Hill Club combines 18-year-old and 11-year-old bourbon with 9-year-old whiskey, presenting a profile rich in butterscotch, honey, toffee, autumnal baking spices, vanilla, and char. A subtle hint of black pepper lingers through a softly spiced and toasted finish, with the expression bottled at a robust 51.5% for added intensity.
Joseph Magnus Straight Bourbon Whiskey
HED76973 / 75cl / 50%
This Colorado bourbon undergoes maturation in three distinct cask varieties, in addition to the standard American white oak. Oloroso casks contribute dried fruit and nutty nuances, Pedro Ximénez barrels impart notes of prune, fig, and molasses, while cognac barrels bring a lifted, floral essence.
Old Forester 10 Year Old 1924
HED00053 / 75cl / 50%
Old Forester stands as the original brand for Brown-Forman, established in 1870 by George Garvin Brown. This 10-year-old bourbon is age-stated and boasts a 50% ABV, featuring a new mash bill for the brand with 79% corn, 11% rye, and 10% malted barley. The nose reveals hints of fudge, cocoa, marzipan, and tobacco, layered over subtle notes of rich oak and cinnamon. On the palate, expect chocolate-covered graham cracker dusted with cinnamon.
Stagg Junior (Batch 23B)
HED47033 / 75cl / 63.9%
Buffalo Trace has been unveiling Stagg Jr batches biannually since 2013. Stagg 23B, marking the winter release of 2023, stands out with an ABV of 63.9%. The nose combines the richness of honey, pecan, apple, and brown sugar with robust oak undertones. On the palate, notes of butterscotch, dried cherry, and raspberry unfolds, delivering a classic bourbon character with a touch of dry caramel.
Stranahans Blue Peak
HED21659 / 75cl / 43%
Blue Peak is produced in the elevated terrains of Denver, taking its name from a 13-thousand-foot peak. Aged for four years and matured in charred New American oak casks with a solera finish, it presents a smooth profile dominated by prominent vanilla notes. Occasional bursts of fruit and butterscotch add complexity, resulting in a well-balanced character with minimal sharpness.
Stranahans Sherry Cask
HED21660 / 75cl / 47%
This whiskey undergoes a double distillation process using 100% malted barley and matures for 4 years in fresh American white oak barrels. Subsequently, it undergoes a cask finish in Pedro Ximénez and Oloroso Sherry barrels. The nose is rich with aromas of dried fruits such as raisins, figs, and dates, complemented by honey, grape syrup, jam, and candied fruit. Its palate features a blend of chocolate, coffee, and raisin tones from the PX barrels, intermingled with caramel, nutty, and fruity flavours derived from the Oloroso barrels.
Widow Jane 13 Year Old Lucky Thirteen
HED21657 / 75cl / 46.5%
‘Lucky Thirteen’ is a carefully matured bourbon crafted by the Widow Jane Distillery. This particular release has matured for 13 years and was bottled at 46.5% ABV. The spirit has been impacted by the diverse temperatures and humidity levels of its origin and its time spent ageing in the distillery`s rick house in Red Hook, Brooklyn. The unique positions within the rick house, coupled with climate fluctuations, have resulted in nuanced flavours, culminating in extremely limited batches consisting of just a few barrels at a time.
Widow Jane 15 Year Old The Vaults
HED21658 / 75cl / 49.5%
Widow Jane 15 Year Old The Vaults is an age-statement straight Bourbon whiskey produced by Widow Jane Distillery in Brooklyn, New York. The Vaults is a blend of rare Bourbons from several undisclosed distilleries in Indiana and Tennessee that were matured for a minimum of 15 years before being bottled in 2023. "Cloves, baking spices, and fragrant dried herbs on the nose—very herbal overall, hints of cedar chest, touches of mature oak, and dark chocolate. The palate is chewy and creamy, with caffé latte and spiced chocolate laced with coconut shavings. There’s a milkshake-like quality to its thickness and depth, with deeper notes of baked red berries, blackberries, and cinnamon-chocolate babka. A chocolate-filled finish with custard, cinnamon, and berry tart. A loaded, generous dram." Whisky Advocate
WL Weller 12 Year Old
HED3037 / 70cl / 45%
Produced at the Buffalo Trace distillery in Kentucky, this wheated bourbon undergoes a 12-year ageing process, a considerable long time in the bourbon realm. Bottled at 45% ABV, it is a smooth, approachable, and well-balanced bourbon, displaying a beautiful deep bronze colour. Expect notes of cereals, marzipan, vanilla and clove.
Woodford Reserve Sonoma Triple Finish
HED21670 / 75cl / 45.2%
Included in the Master`s Collection by Woodford Reserve, this Kentucky straight bourbon undergoes a triple-distillation process. It is matured in newly charred, custom-crafted oak barrels and then receives a finishing touch in Pinot Noir wine casks sourced from the acclaimed Sonoma-Cutrer winery in California. Expect layers of vanilla, dark fruits and spices. An extraordinary expression that blends the finest qualities of bourbon and wine.