Are Basil Hayden And Old Grand-Dad The Same?

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Do you mean made by the same company…bottled in the same facility…or totally identical (same exact stuff just with a different label?

Here’s one experts read on the issue. His answer is EXTREMELY interesting…

 

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Do you mean made by the same company…bottled in the same facility…or totally identical (same exact stuff just with a different label?
"Basil Hayden is the Old Grand-Dad distillate, but used in a completely different way. In fact, the Basil Hayden profile is probably as far as you can get from the Old Grand-Dad profile using the same distillate."

According to the article, the mash bill is the same for both bourbons, but they have different taste profiles, but why they taste differently is not explained. I would suggest that OGD-114 is much closer in profile to Basil Hayden than the 80 proof OGD.
 
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I mean they both are tribute to the same person so wouldn’t it kinda be like Ardbeg 10 and Ardbeg An Oa they are the same stuff just ages slightly different to created differing flavor profiles…
 
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