Four Gate Whiskey Special Release Honoring Kelvin Cooperage 60th Anniversary

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Four Gate Whiskey's special release 8 year Bourbon honoring Kelvin Cooperage's 60th Anniversary

Keep your eyes peeled for Four Gate Whiskey Company’s (Louisville, KY) special release commemorating the 60th anniversary of the founding of Kelvin Cooperage.

Kelvin Cooperage was founded in Glasgow, Scotland in 1963 and is now based in Louisville, KY. Kelvin is a full-service cooperage supplying new and used barrels to wine, spirits, and beer producers around the world. Since the founding of Four Gate Whiskey Company in 2018, Kelvin Cooperage has been instrumental in providing advice, guidance, and expertly crafted and sourced barrels of all kinds. Their collaboration is a huge part of the success of Four Gate.

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Kelvin Cooperage. Courtesy Image

Quick Facts

  • AGE: 8 Year Bourbon
  • PROOF: 125.6 proof (62.8 abv)
  • MASHBILL: 75% corn, 20% rye, 5% malted barley
  • FINISH: Re-barreled in new toasted and charred casks from Kelvin Cooperage
  • PRICE: $199

To commemorate the occasion, Four Gate Whiskey Company selected 8-Year old barrels of Kentucky straight Bourbon Whiskey and re-barreled them in new toasted and charred casks from Kelvin Cooperage. The resulting double-oaked bourbon is dark, full-bodied and rich in flavor. The bottle features the logos of both Four Gate Whiskey Company and Kelvin Cooperage. It is sure to be a favorite for sippers and collectors alike.

“Kelvin Sixty is a show-stopper,” Said Chief Blending Officer, Bill Straub. “Compare it to any of our releases in the glass and you can see the difference in color.”

Chief Barrel Officer, Bob D’Antoni, agreed. “It has so much flavor,” he said. “It’s a really amazing whiskey and a fitting celebration of our friends’ 60th birthday.”

The underlying whiskey is an 8-Year Old Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey with a mash bill of 75% corn, 20% rye, and 5% malted barley. 2,340 bottles were produced at 125.6 proof. SRP is $199.

This Special Anniversary Celebration Release will be available to distributors in all markets in which Four Gate Whiskey Company is sold along with,,, and

Four Gate Whiskey Company started in 2018 with the goal of releasing a limited number of unique batches of whiskey products each year. With its first product launch of 11-year-old Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey Finished in Sherry-Rum casks in April 2019, the team is excited to unveil the other small batch products with unique finishes in years to come. Learn more at

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