Aged 9 years, this will be Laws oldest release To Date!
The release of Origins 9 will be the oldest whiskey ever released by Laws Whiskey House come December 2020. This single barrel is derived from a special batch put together in the earliest days of Laws Whiskey House.
Back in 2013, we hand selected 28 barrels of our existing Four Grain Bourbon that had reached two years of age and married them in a stainless-steel tank. The batch contained at least one barrel from each of the first 16 spirits runs we ever conducted. Each of these early runs was directed by Laws founder and CEO, Al Laws with some advice from his mentor and friend Bill Friel, Master Distiller Emeritus from Bardstown, Kentucky. After this whiskey mingled and mellowed for a few days it was reintroduced to the same 53-gallon #3 char barrels, renumbered, re-racked and adorned with a single word, “ORIGINS”.
Many friends and family purchased interest in most of these Origins barrels providing us with the funds that we used to design and manufacture our signature custom bottles and establish other brand pillars of Laws Whiskey House. One by one, and from time to time, we intend to bottle the few remaining Origins barrels in collectible hand numbered and signed packaging as they reach new heights in flavor and complexity.
This Origins 9 release showcases the solid foundations of the first nine and a half years of Laws Whiskey House and our signature Four Grain Straight Bourbon. I hope you enjoy this bottle of liquid history. Thank you for your continued support and enthusiasm for our craft.
Starting Monday, November 30, you will have the chance to enter the Origins 9 lottery for a chance to buy one of only 200 bottles of this special single barrel. We chose to host our first lottery for this to keep our staff and fellow whiskey lovers safe during this Covid pandemic. We usually host a release party and reception at our distillery for an occasion such as this, but unfortunately, that is not possible at this time. Rules for the lottery are listed below.
Here’s how the Origins 9 Lottery will work.
• 750 ML bottles of Origins 9 will cost $125 + tax.
• All bottles must be picked up at our distillery (1420 S. Acoma St – Denver 80223)
• You will have five days to register. Registration: Monday, November 30th @ 9:00 am – Friday December 4th @ 5:00 pm.
• All lottery winners will be notified on Monday, December 7th.
• All lottery winners will have until December 31 to purchase and pick up their bottle. Unclaimed bottles will then be made available to the next person on the lottery list.
• You must be 21 years old with a valid state ID to purchase.
• You must pick the bottle up at the distillery
• Everyone is allowed one registration; multiple lottery registrations will be deleted.
• Bottle must be purchased and picked up by December 31th or the bottle will be made available to the next person on the lottery list.