YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — The brand new bourbon launched by boxing champ Ray “Increase Increase” Mancini is among the many most interesting on the earth.
That’s based on the 2021 San Francisco World Spirit Competitors, the place Increase Increase Bourbon Reserve Version gained a uncommon double gold – which means each decide on the panel gave it a Gold medal.
Mancini might be at Chalet Premier, 10000 Market St., North Lima, from 1 to three p.m. Saturday to signal and promote bottles of his new product and his unique Increase Increase Bourbon.
He’ll attend a second bottle signing occasion at an as-yet undetermined Valley location in early December.
Mancini teamed with Cleveland Whiskey to make his bourbon. His unique product earned a Bronze medal on the 2019 World Spirit Competitors. The Reserve Version is definitely the identical high quality whiskey however bottled direct from the cask with no alteration.
Meaning it has a better degree of alcohol – 116 proof versus the unique’s 84 proof – and extra vibrancy.
“We had a terrific bourbon and we didn’t need to provide you with a distinct one,” Mancini stated in explaining the brand new Reserve liquor. “This is identical bourbon, however it’s cask energy. It goes from the barrel to the client.”
Many aficionados like their bourbon a bit stronger. “That is for them,” Mancini stated.
“It’s robust however it’s easy,” he stated. “You get that good burn, and with a pleasant end.”
One other distinction is the bottle look of the 2 bourbons. The unique Increase Increase Bourbon has a white label, whereas the Reserve has a brown label.
Mancini’s stated his gross sales staff is in talks to widen the distribution of each high quality bourbons into different markets, together with New York, Las Vegas and Florida.
Pictured: Bottles of Increase Increase Bourbon and the brand new Increase Increase Bourbon Reserve version.
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