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WhistlePig Reveals The Boss Hog: Samurai Scientist

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Vermont-based WhistlePig has released The Boss Hog: The Samurai Scientist – a 16-year-old rye whiskey finished in umeshu [a plum wine liqueur] barrels. WhistlePig partnered with Japanese brewery Kitaya to produce the limited edition whiskey.

WhistlePig The Boss Hog: The Samurai Scientist was finished in 90 barrels where umeshu had been aged for 11 years, distilled by koji fermentation, was subsequently bottled at 60-61% alcohol by volume [120-122 proof] and is said to contain notes of cinnamon, ginger and vanilla.

Whistlepig The Boss Hog: The Samurai Scientist is being made available in December 2019 for $770 per bottle.

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