When Julius Kessler first distilled his whiskey in the 1800’s, he described its golden taste as “smooth as silk.” Kessler has carried this trademarked slogan on its label since Prohibition, which truly describes the smooth, silky texture of this fine whiskey. Mr. Kessler’s picture and signature appears on every bottle to assure customers that the brand is still distilled according to the exacting standards established by its founder.
Kessler Whiskey Tasting Notes
Watery caramel, graint corn & spice
Medium with a watery caramel and nutty flavour
Nutty & watery caramel with grainy corn
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