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Custom Bourbon Kit

Custom Bourbon Kits are now available in NH Outlet Liquor & Wine stores!

Experience the Golden Age of Bourbon – AT HOME! 

Embark on a journey to the 1800s, the Golden Age of American Bourbon, from the comfort of your own home. The 1800s were a time when bourbon was customized to the tastes of each bourbon lover. Local whiskey blenders would blend your bourbon whiskey to you taste preferences. 

Experience Agenda

We believe everyone deserves their own whiskey and to make this possible we’ve gone to crazy lengths to make the process easy and a ton of fun! 

1. Learn Whiskey History 

2. Taste Six Award-Winning Bourbons

3. Create Your Bourbon Recipe

 Kit Details

  • Six 200ml bottles of bourbon for a total of 1.2 Liters (enough for four people to create their recipes and to make a couple drinks or cocktails of their Custom Bourbon). 
  • All materials for up to four people to enjoy including: blending placemats, tasting journals, blending cups and patent-pending blending ladles for four people. 
  • The experience is designed to go at your pace, normally taks groups 45 to 90 minutes to finish. 
Great experience. Staff was extremely helpful and engaged. I learned a lot about bourbon and had fun doing it.
Rick B.
11:31 19 Jul 21
The crew at Brain Brew are out of this world. They are knowledgeable and have some much advice to give. They are friendly and out going. This is a true place to take any bourbon drinker, bachelor party kick off, or if your just looking for something different. 10/10 in my book. I will be back to make another bottle!
Devon M.
22:13 17 Jul 21
Best gift ever!!Nephew's 60th Birthday! 1for him and 3 more to share!Everyone loved it. Planning a visit to Brain Brew to let everyone experiencethe fun and Whiskey made for each person.Thanks!
Steph H.
18:58 29 Jun 21
We did the online questionnaire to create a custom blend of whiskey. it tastes fantastic. Exactly as described. We are looking forward to do the experience in person!
Jeanne S.
22:38 27 Jun 21
Had an amazing time talking with Doug. Showed us the process and we made a special bourbon to bring home. Their Dexter bourbon is amazing! Took some as gifts out of state and everyone LOVED it! It is my husbands absolute favorite. We will definitely be back soon!
Jan R.
20:28 26 Jun 21
Loved the experience, something totally different from the regular distillery tour and a neat way to craft your own!!
Garald A.
19:18 26 Jun 21
Very cool craft bourbon concept - definitely worth checking out. The bourbon blending experience is novel & very fun and the base bourbon they use in the process is absolutely delicious. Just picked up my bottle of Dexter and it is very tasty.
Joe P.
13:53 19 Jun 21
The Brain Brew experience is one of the best I’ve ever had with whiskey. They not only treat you well from the first step in the door, they tear you like an old friend that they glad came to see them! We are like long customers! Oh did I mention the whiskeys are AMAZING!! I’m of huge fan of Dexter and my wife love Tall Stacks! Go visit, have a sip or take home a tasting package to find out what you like (because you will like some or all of their offerings)!
Ray L.
20:48 18 Jun 21
Love this place ...also Go UMaine!
Scott S.
18:35 29 May 21
My wife and I went to Brain Brew for a sampling on our anniversary. The facility was nice and the drinks were excellent. The process of trying different finishes and combining them to create your own was very interesting. I would recommend giving them a try if you're looking for something unique to celebrate!
Joseph H.
01:31 17 May 21
What an awesome, unique experience!! If you like whiskey this is a “can’t miss!” must-do experience!
Eric L.
21:40 15 May 21
fun, friendly, informative
Deb M.
23:35 11 May 21
It was a great experience
Joe K.
22:01 17 Apr 21
This place is fantastic! They will customize whiskey to your taste. We had an amazing time sampling all the varieties. My favorite is the 200 year old oak and maple wood samples. In the end you walk out with a bottle that’s hand and taste selected by you! Oh yeah- and you get to create your own label and customized name. So cool.
Corinne G.
23:15 10 Apr 21
awesome experience created my own online when I picked up had the pleasure of talking to one of the owners, and learned a lot can't wait to go back and do a tasting with friends.
James D.
00:10 06 Apr 21
This was a very fun and interesting experience. Very intriguing how they create the flavors and it was really an experience blending your own personal taste. Highly recommended.
Michael D.
22:49 03 Apr 21
OM GOODNESS!! I had the experience of my life blending my own custom whiskey, and OH, BOY is it good!! The best whiskey in Cincinnati!!
Timothy S.
21:32 21 Mar 21
I loved being able to "create" my own whiskey. It is mighty tasty, too!
Wendy Hart B.
00:50 04 Mar 21
The testing and blending of the bourbons was so much fun. It was packed with a bit of history too. Very much enjoyed myself and I am not a bourbon drinker. I think whether you drink bourbon or not, this is an exceptional experience to have.
Barbara B.
19:29 24 Feb 21
Had an awesome tome learning more about the entire process. Sitting down and watching the intuitive video while making and sampling your own bourbon was awesome. Great for team building or just a fun night out with friends. Highly recommend and definitely will be back.
Brian H.
00:32 21 Feb 21
I took the survey and was pleasantly surprised that everything I wanted was crafted perfectly. Great job.

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Marc J.
16:29 29 Jan 21
If you’re looking for a fun gift for someone or even yourself definitely give their custom bottle a try. Answer thirteen quick questions and they’ll create a whiskey equation made just for you. Bonus! You get to name your bottle too. Flavor profile was great. Bottle was cute. I gifted it to myself because hey it was Christmastime.
Amanda M.
22:53 21 Jan 21
Great experience. I have done many Bourbon tastings with master distillers. All were good. But this one, even when using a video guide, was fun. It was interesting to play with flavors and mix them. Can’t wait to drink the custom crafted bottle. Unlike anything I had done previously.
Matt S
14:41 10 Jan 21
great experience allowing you to personalize your "brew".... and their house brands are great too!
Theresa Meiser O.
22:55 26 Dec 20
What an amazing experience!! Learning more information on blending and the process was very well designed!! I will be back!!
Rich K.
11:39 25 Dec 20
very good experience, teaches you a new way, like distillery masters, on how to custom blend your tasre.
Jeff B.
22:45 12 Dec 20
Great experience! Loved learning about, sampling and creating our bourbon! Highly recommend to any bourbon enthusiasts or first timers. Staff was excellent and atmosphere was inviting!
Dennis Michael H.
00:29 22 Nov 20
Had a great time mixing and creating a personal bourbon blend. Was a wonderful way to spend a couple hours!
Becky Massie H.
01:56 11 Oct 20
They give back to community and are a true hidden gem I. The Queen City
Tiffany Niehaus E.
23:25 02 May 20
Awesome tasting and learning experience. It’s amazing what they are able to do with whiskey and flavors.
Mark R.
00:05 30 Jan 20

Fun & Easy 100% Guaranteed

To make the experience as easy as possible, we’ve created Single Wood Bourbons that are designed to be very different from one another. We also invented a patent-pending Blending Ladle that makes measuring your blend precise and easy. We also created a step-by-step process for blending your bourbon that ensures that no one feels stupid or gets lost.  And, no stress –  if you’re an expert you’re welcome to “go your own way.”

Success Guaranteed As You Blend from Six of the World’s Best Bourbons

Great raw materials ensure great success because 70% of the flavor of super-premium bourbon comes from the wood that it is aged / finished. During this experience, you will be using six world-class WoodCraft Finished bourbons:

  • 200 Year Oak Bourbon: Rated a 92 in the 2020 Ultimate Spirits Challenge
  • European Oak Bourbon: Rated a 95 in the 2020 Ultimate Spirits Challenge
  • American Oak Bourbon: Rated an 89 in the 2020 Ultimate Spirits Challenge
  • Cherry Wood Bourbon: Rated a 92 in the 2020 Ultimate Spirits Challenge
  • Maple Wood Bourbon: Rated a 95 in the 2020 Ultimate Spirits Challenge
  • Smoked Oak Bourbon: Rated a 92 in the 2018 Ultimate Spirits Challenge

Bourbon Kit Box