9 Excellent New Bourbons Every Whiskey Lover Should Seek Out

These new bottles, from distilleries spanning from Kentucky to New York, Charleston to Chicago, are not to be missed.

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Bourbon is always evolving. Innovative distillers continue to push the creative envelope with new and interesting expressions of the definitive American whiskey. And with prices rising across the board for many coveted classics, it’s the perfect time to explore the newest bourbons on the market – many of which come from places not historically associated with the spirit.

“Over the last 15 years, the number of bourbons available has exploded,” says Noah Rothbaum, whiskey expert and the associate editor of the Oxford Companion to Spirits & Cocktails, and the author of the forthcoming Whiskey Bible. “With the increase in bourbon’s popularity, prices have also increased exponentially. But there are still many great picks at every price level.”

Here are nine bourbons with a range of price points and flavors, from distilleries spanning from Kentucky to New York, to Charleston to Chicago.

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