The Bourbonaire Maker's Mark Memorial Single Barrel

Mon, Sep 12, 22

The Bourbonaire Maker’s Mark Memorial Single Barrel

“I am pleased to be a part of this double barrel release in honor of my husband. Henry B. Gray, Jr. was born June 23, 1969. He was an amazing husband, son, father, friend, and true renaissance man, but most of all, a whiskey aficionado. In August of 2016, with no symptoms or family history, Henry was diagnosed with Stage 3 colon cancer, which metastasized to Stage 4 within a year. In October of 2019, we created the Facebook group, “The Bourbonaire” to network and educate those interested in exploring bourbon (whiskey), share experiences and do tastings, as well as, enjoying good cigars. On December 3, 2020, he lost his brave fight with cancer, but between his Sunrise and Sunset was a life well lived – The Bourbonaire lifestyle.” –April Gray

“Henry was the most outgoing and charismatic person I’ve ever met. I mean he had to be in order to be our DJ every year on the Randall’s Mardi Gras parade float! We wanted to do something to remember Henry, so we arranged a group of individuals to pick out a single barrel in his memory and donate the profits to a charity that mattered to him. April Gray, Patrick Garrett (Bourbon & Banter), Andrew Chostner & James Thomas (STL Bourbon Society), James Miller, and Matt Bay (Old Man Bay Signs) got together with Greta Harper (Brand Ambassador) and Dawn White-Weeks (Beam Director) at Duke’s upstairs (socially distanced, of course) and went through the Maker’s Private Select process. During that tasting, we decided to create 2 different barrels with opposite flavor profiles.” -Todd Randall

ALL profits will be donated to charities in memory of Mr. Henry Gray.

$69.99 each or 2 for $130

The Bourbonaire – Sunrise, June 23, 1969
All proceeds for this bottle will go to St. Jude
246 Bottles: West/60, North/30, South/156

STAVE PROFILE:
1 – Baked American Pure 2 (vanilla, caramel, brown spice)
3 – Seared French Cuvee (oaky, caramel, roasted, toasted)
2 – Maker’s 46 (dried fruit, vanilla, spice)
1 – Roasted French Mendiant (char, maple, cacao)
3 – Toasted French Spice (smoke, coumarin, spice)
110.2 Proof – 55.1% ABV
Date Feb 2021

The Bourbonaire – Sunset, December 3, 2020
All proceeds for this bottle will go to the Peregrine Society
252 Bottles: West/60, North/30, South/162

STAVE PROFILE:
0 – Baked American Pure 2
4 – Seared French Cuvee (oaky, caramel, roasted, toasted)
2 – Maker’s 46 (dried fruit, vanilla, spice)
4 – Roasted French Mendiant (char, maple, cacao)
0 – Toasted French Spice
110.1 Proof – 55.05% ABV
Date Feb 2021

Old Man Bay has created three signs that will be raffled off to anyone who purchases a bottle. The bottle name you purchase will be the raffle in which you are entered. If you purchase the combo of both, you will also be entered into the raffle for the “A Life Well Lived” sign. Order online and you will be automatically entered. Please ensure if you purchase in store, use your VIP account for the raffle. Henry’s wife, April, will draw the names live on a future date that will be determined after we sell out. We will email everyone future details as well. Available in store and on ShopRandalls.com at MO stores only.

LAST MINUTE BREAKING NEWS!
4 Hands Brewing Co. heard about Henry’s story and has decided to take the Maker’s Mark barrels that the Sunrise/Sunset batches were brewed in. The barrels will be used to age beer in and a special brew will be released at a later date. More details to follow!