When George Dickel Bottled in Bond rolled out in May of 2019, it was met with very little fanfare—despite a 13-year age statement and shockingly low $36 price. But that all changed a few months later when it became Whisky Advocate‘s 2019 Whisky of the Year. The 13 year old expression was followed by a 2020 release at 11 years old that scored even higher than its predecessor—95 points. Now the pressure is on for Cascade Hollow head distiller and general manager Nicole Austin to maintain that momentum.
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