The Delicious Notes of Michter’s US*1 Small Batch Bourbon

Michter's Small Batch is a unique, limited edition expression of from one of the oldest brands in the United States. This whiskey is crafted in very small batches, typically twenty-four or fewer per batch and aged for around eight years.

The flavor of Michter's Small Batch Bourbon is deep and complex. It starts with a sweet aroma of caramel, vanilla and dried fruit, leading to a smooth palate of flavors such as honey, oak, toffee and spices. The finish has hints of chocolate and leather that linger on the tongue.

When drinking Michter's Small Batch Bourbon, it is best enjoyed either neat or on the rocks. While some suggest that adding ice dilutes the flavors too much, this may vary depending on the specific batch you are drinking so it is best to try it out for yourself to find out what works best for you.

The proof for this bourbon comes in at ~90 which means it is highly drinkable and easy to enjoy troughout the night. This bourbon has been “contract-distilled” by Brown Forman using low barrel entry proofs which gives it an even more complex flavor profile than other bourbons in its class.

Overall, Michter's Small Batch Bourbon is an excellent spirit that offers a great balance between sweetness and complexity while still being easily drinkable. From its sweet aroma of caramel and vanilla to its smooth palate with hints of honey, oak and spices all leading into a lingering finish with notes of chocolate and leather – this bourbon truly stands out from others in its class!

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The Rarity of Michter's Small Batch

Yes, Michter's Small Batch Bourbon is a rare product. It is released in limited quantities each year and can be difficult to find due to its popularity. The brand has been around since the 1700s and has become synonymous with quality, craftsmanship, and small batch production. Each batch of Michter's Small Batch Bourbon is crafted using time-honored techniques that ensure consistency and quality in every bottle. As a result, supplies are limited and it can be hard to find outside of certain specialty stores and online retailers.

Age of Michter's Small Batch Bourbon

Michter's US*1 small batch bourbon is aged for around eight years. The bourbon is produced in very small batches, typically twenty-four barrels or fewer per batch. This lengthy aging process imparts the whiskey with a rich complexity of flavors and aromas, including caramel, vanilla and dried fruit notes. The long aging period ensures that Michter's US*1 is a smooth and enjoyable drink to both spend time with and enjoy through the night.

Who Produces Michter's Small Batch Whiskey?

Michter's small batch whiskey is made by a team of Master Distillers at Michter's in Louisville, Kentucky. The whiskey is crafted using a special combination of select grains, including corn, and barley. The grain bill is milled and mashed before being fermented with their own proprietary strain. After distillation and barreling, it is then aged in either new charred white oak barrels or previously used barrels for a minimum of two years. Finally, the whiskey is bottled at its peak flavor profile to ensure consistent flavor and quality.


In conclusion, Michter's US*1 Small Batch Bourbon is a unique and limited edition whiskey that truly stands out from the competition. With its subtle yet complex flavors of caramel, vanilla and dried fruits, this bourbon is a great choice for those looking for a high-quality drink to enjoy on its own or over ice. Michter's also takes pride in teir production process, using low barrel entry proofs and contract distilling by Brown Forman to ensure that their whisky is as enjoyable as possible. Whether you're looking for a special occasion whiskey or just want to experience what the finest bourbons have to offer, Michter's US*1 Small Batch Bourbon is an excellent choice.

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Thomas Ashford

Thomas Ashford is a highly educated brewer with years of experience in the industry. He has a Bachelor Degree in Chemistry and a Master Degree in Brewing Science. He is also BJCP Certified Beer Judge. Tom has worked hard to become one of the most experienced brewers in the industry. He has experience monitoring brewhouse and cellaring operations, coordinating brewhouse projects, and optimizing brewery operations for maximum efficiency. He is also familiar mixology and an experienced sommelier. Tom is an expert organizer of beer festivals, wine tastings, and brewery tours.