Highland Festival Grounds | September 19 - 22, 2024

The Big Finish: Barreled Again

Moderator: Kenny Coleman, Bourbon Pursuit

Brandon O’Daniel, Master Distiller, Copper & Kings
Owen Martin, Angel’s Envy
Christian Huber, Starlight Distillery
Jessica-Ann Adkins, H&A Barrel Management

Pouring: Angel’s Envy Tawny Port, Huber BB Pick, Cooper & Kings Bourbon and Copper & Kings Grape Brandy, Starlight Distillery Bourbon Whiskey Finished in Spanish Brandy Casks, Pursuit United Bourbon Finished with Toasted American and French Oak

Description: A long-established practice in scotch, barrel finishing is a newer practice for whiskey but my oh my is it special! According to Whisky Advocate, “Today dozens of finishes, from port, tequila, and armagnac, to chardonnay and rhum agricole, offer bourbon lovers an array of new flavors to explore.” Join expert Kenny Coleman as he walks the audience through the wide variety of barrel finishes with some brands that are finishing it just right!