Although it’s a domestically rooted craft distillery, Breckenridge has attracted main worldwide consideration. In 2021, it was ranked “Extremely Counseled” Icons of Whisky on the World Whiskies Awards for its customer expertise. The distillery’s merchandise have been profitable awards virtually since day one; again in 2011, its bourbon acquired a gold medal from the IWSC, one of many hardest competitions on the earth. Since then, Breckenridge has racked up dozens of golds, double golds, and extra plaudits—proof that Nolt made the proper resolution when he put aside his medical profession to make whiskey, although his science background hasn’t damage.
“Taste, nostril, and mouthfeel are what drive all of our merchandise,” he says. “After we’re going to start out a brand new whiskey venture, for instance, we begin with what we would like it to style like, what are going to be the defining options, and what we would like that complete expertise to be like. It at all times begins with the artwork, then we work our manner again: That’s the place the science kicks in, to determine the best way to get there.”
Try the highest spirits in Breckenridge’s lineup of merchandise, every encompassing a seamless steadiness of aroma, taste, and mouthfeel.
Breckenridge Bourbon Whiskey, A Mix
Incorporating the Colorado distillery’s grain-to-glass bourbon with small quantities of bourbons from Kentucky, Indiana, and Tennessee, this 86-proof whiskey is mixed in 20-barrel batches.
Breckenridge Port Cask End
“Port and bourbon go collectively like peanut butter and jelly,” Nolt says, and it’s true: The dried fruit flavors of the tawny port cask completely complement the whiskey’s high-rye spice.
Breckenridge PX Cask End
Constructing on the success of Port Cask End, this bourbon spends time in candy PX sherry barrels, which improve the underlying wooden notes and add a darkish fruit funk.