The matured bourbon will then age for 3-4 weeks in 53-gallon Pillsbury cinnamon roll tubes.
It seems back when Diageo reopened the Stitzel Weller distillery in 2014, an employee stumbled across an orphaned Superman lunchbox. Noted historian Marsha Time dated the lunchbox as 1954, based upon its blue trim and cover design featuring Superman fighting a robot. Upon opening the dusty and rusty time capsule, a petrified cinnamon roll was discovered. Somehow it remained perfectly intact – if not a bit hard – without any signs of mold or bacteria. Sensing they had another Orphan Barrel opportunity on their hands, Diageo was quick to have a chemical analysis done on the cinnamon roll and were able to identify a yeast strain in the dough that was thought to have been lost forever.
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