Heaven’s Door Spirits Releases Bootleg Series II Bob Dylan Whiskey
Heaven’s Door Spirits, which produces legendary musician and visual artist Bob Dylan’s American whiskeys collection, has announced the release of its Bootleg Series Vol II.
The Bootleg Series is a limited-edition collection of rare whiskeys and special blends named in tribute to Bob Dylan’s retrospective album collections. It’s the folk star’s only consumer brand collaboration.
The 2020 Bootleg Series offering features a cask strength 15 year-old Straight Bourbon finished in 30 year-old Jamaican Pot Still Rum Casks.
“After nearly two years of experimentation with different blends and barrel finishes, we have created an incredible whiskey for the Bootleg Series Vol II,” said Heaven’s Door Master Blender, Ryan Perry.
Perry describes the whiskey’s taste as “hints of maple syrup on the nose, notes of toasted coconut, holiday spice, and toasted oak on the finish.”
“I was intrigued by the idea of using Jamaican pot still rum casks to imbue the 15 year-old cask strength whiskey with a soft, round and lasting finish that is distinctive and complex.”
The Bootleg Series Vol II comes in a handmade ceramic bottle featuring Bob Dylan’s painting, Sunset, Monument Valley, and is housed in an ornate leather journal that is individually numbered.
The painting that adorns Bootleg Series Vol II, Sunset, Monument Valley, was recently featured in Bob Dylan’s Retrospectrum at the Modern Art Museum in Shanghai, China, along with more than 250 of Bob Dylan’s artworks.
With fewer than 3,000 bottles for sale at a suggested retail price of $499.99, Bootleg Series Vol II is now available for pre-order on ReserveBar.com and will be available in select retailers in early November.
With fewer than 3,000 bottles offered, the 2019 inaugural release of The Bootleg Series (Vol I) was sold out immediately after release.
“The inaugural release of The Bootleg Series (Vol I) was a 26 year-old whiskey finished in Japanese Mizunara oak casks. It was a really special rare whiskey and set a high bar for future Bootleg releases,” said Marc Bushala, CEO of Heaven’s Door Spirits.
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