Rhetoric 25 Year Old is aged for 25 years, making it the oldest expression in the Orphan Barrel series. During its lengthy maturation, the bourbon develops complex flavors and gains depth and character from the interaction with the oak barrels.
This release was distilled at the former Bernheim Distillery between 1990 and 1993, and have the same mash bill. The Bernheim distillery is now owned and operated by Heaven Hill, and the barrels used in this release spent the bulk of their maturation in Stitzel-Weller warehouses before being blended by Diageo.
The Orphan Barrel series, including Rhetoric 25 Year Old, is known for its distinct and eye-catching packaging. The bottles are adorned with elaborate labels and designs, contributing to the overall appeal and collectability of the release.