MGP’s George Remus Bourbon and Rossville Union Rye Launching 4 New Single Barrel Offerings
MGP Ingredients Rossville Distillery in Lawrenceburg, Indiana has been making whiskey at the same location since 1847. MGP is well known in distilling circles for providing startups and some of the world’s best known brands around the world with bourbon and rye whiskies. A few years ago MGP started bottling, branding and launching a few of their own whiskies.
Single Barrel George Remus Bourbon and Rossville Union Rye
Over the last 10 years consumers thirst for high proof and minimal filtering spirits has grown. To meet the demand for these desires MGP is expanding their lineup.The new releases come from George Remus Bourbon and Rossville Union Rye. The proprietary bourbon and rye will be offered in single barrels, both available in two mash bills.
“We’re proud to age some of the finest whiskey barrels in the country at our Lawrenceburg distillery,” says Andrew Mansinne, Vice President of Brands. “We feel that the time has come to provide our customers with access to George Remus and Rossville Union Single Barrels. Single Barrels are in high demand, and we’re in a unique position to offer a choice of mash bills to our trade partners.”
|Whiskey Name||% Corn||% Rye||% Malted Barley||Proof|
|George Remus Bourbon||75% Corn||21% Rye||4% Malted Barley||Cask Strength|
|George Remus Bourbon||60% Corn||36% Rye||4% Malted Barley||Cask Strength|
|Rossville Union Rye||-||51% Rye||49% Malted Barley||100 Proof|
|Rossville Union Rye||45% Corn||51% Rye||4% Malted Barley||100 Proof|
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George Remus Single Barrel Straight Bourbon Whiskey Cask Strength will be available in both mash bills with a suggested retail price of $59.99. The Rossville Union Single Barrel Straight Rye Whiskey Bottled-in-Bond (100-Proof) will also be available in both mash bills with as suggested retail price of $49.99.
These four new limited releases are available now on a pre-sell basis through March 18 for distributors and retailers for tasting and purchase in 16 states including WI, MN, IL, OH, KY, TN, IN, KS, MO, NE, TX, AZ, CO, MD, CT, Washington, DC. Participating accounts in the Single Barrel program are invited to meet with the distillery team in Lawrenceburg, Indiana to select their preferred mash bills. Finished bourbon and rye is expected to ship by September 2020.