Johnny Drum is one of those elusive bourbons that we hear about on the west coast but never have a chance to taste, so when I came across this bottle I had to pick it up.
The green label is far more common even on the east coast, this Private Stock bottle I had to get directly from the distillery when we visited the folks at Willett in April of last year. Now that I've taken the time to taste it I only wish I had brought back a case instead of a single bottle. This bourbon won double gold at the 2010 San Francisco World Spirits Competition, besting the field with good reason.
Here are my tasting notes: