I’ve never been one for “official” products that are simply rebrands, but that doesn’t mean said products can’t have a certain allure. I, for one, wouldn’t say no to a bottle of Captain Kirk’s finest. That is to say, his finest booze not, uh, something else.
CBS, proprietors of all things Star Trek (including spirits named after legendary, space-faring characters), is now offering fans the opportunity to own a flask of James T. Kirk Bourbon.
The website doesn’t go into much detail about the distillery responsible for the blend, with the only real information provide in this brief spiel:
A serious Bourbon selected from choice barrels from Kentucky, Tennessee, and Indiana. Aging in range from 4 years old to 12 years old, each small batch release of James T. Kirk Bourbon exhibits a depth and richness seen in only the finest Bourbon.
Crafted with the highest respect for the whiskey and for the man that bears its name, James T. Kirk Straight Bourbon Whiskey is for the serious Star Trek fan and serious Bourbon fan, alike.
Notes of caramel, Asian five spice, and pecan are not to be missed in this very special small-batch Bourbon.
In terms of purchasing some JTKB, the site only provides a sign-up form when you click “Buy now”. A cosmopolitan range of shipping destinations is available, with such options as “United States” and “Outside of the United States”.
There’s also nothing about pricing, however, word is it’ll go for $US60 ($80.75), but I’d warrant that’s minus shipping.
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