Bourbon Reviews By Tony Mazelin / November 3, 2015 Oregon Spirit Distillers is an Oregon based distiller with a focus on making the best distilled spirits around, not just in Bend, Oregon where they are located. OSD makes a nice array of spirits, and among them is a great bourbon that has a mashbill that’s an interesting four-grain mix of corn, wheat, rye and malted barley. This whiskey is aged three years in new American oak barrels with a #3 char after having first been distilled at 150% proof. It is later bottled at 80 proof. Having won a Gold medal at the 2013 Bourbon Competition they have a winning combination here of bold flavors and refined finish. Here are my tasting notes for the C.W. Irwin Bourbon: Color- medium honey, golden and rich Nose- leather, caramel, spice- all spice, pepper, vanilla Palate- smooth, bite of heat and spice, butterscotch Finish- finish is short to medium, pepper, leather, wood, vanilla I give this bourbon a score of 88. A very nice whiskey for $28.00, you can find bottles of it for sale through a range of online retailers here. Shop Blackened American Whiskey co-created by METALLICA at ReserveBar! Celebrate the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame artists with the spirits brand co-created by 2009 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee: Metallica. Shop Now!