MGP Ingredients Distillery in Lawrenceburg , Indiana has announced it will begin limited distribution of its 2020 edition of Remus Repeal Reserve Series IV Straight Bourbon Whiskey during September’s Bourbon Heritage Month. Produced to commemorate Prohibition Repeal Day, Series IV will reach full distribution by Prohibition Repeal Day on December 5, 2020.
“Now in its fourth year, our Remus Repeal Reserve program has exceeded expectations and allows us to showcase the character of our extensive, aged bourbon reserves and blending expertise,” says Andrew Mansinne, Vice President of Brands, MGP. “Series IV delivers a bold, high-rye character and a beautifully balanced profile that reflects 12 years of age. We’re delighted to offer our next release earlier this fall to respond to consumer demand, and will also support an extensive tasting and education effort throughout our growing distribution network.”
A Medley of Two 2008 High-Rye Bourbon Mash Bills
Named after the legendary “King of the Bootleggers,” Remus Repeal Reserve is an annual series from George Remus® Bourbon, crafted at MGP’s historic, 173-year-old distillery. Made in a signature high-rye style, the medley changes each year allowing the distillery team to experiment with their various mash bills and cask-aged reserves.
Remus Repeal Reserve Series IV showcases a medley of two high-rye bourbon mash bills from 2008. It is comprised of:
- 77% Bourbon (21% Rye)
- 23% Bourbon (36% Rye)
George Remus IV Tasting Notes
Tasting notes provided by the distillery say Series IV shows layers of rich caramel, candied fruit spice and toasted oak. The palate offers baking spices and oak, with a lingering finish of rye spice.
Remus Repeal Reserve Series IV is bottled at 100 proof (50% ABV) with a suggested retail price of $84.99 per 750ml bottle. Limited distribution will begin in September 2020 with expanded distribution happening as the nation celebrates Prohibition Repeal Day on December 5.
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