Fighting Cock (bourbon)

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Fighting Cock
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Type Bourbon whiskey
Manufacturer Heaven Hill
Country of origin Kentucky, United States
Alcohol by volume 51.50%
Proof (US) 103
Related products Heaven Hill

Fighting Cock is a brand of Kentucky straight bourbon whiskey produced in Bardstown, Kentucky by Heaven Hill Distilleries, Inc. It is sold in 16 oz (1 pint), 750ml, and 1-liter glass bottles.

The mash bill for Fighting Cock bourbon includes corn, barley and rye,[1] and the product is aged for six years.[2] It is bottled at 103 proof (51.5% alcohol by volume). As of spring 2015, the bottle label did not have an age statement.


Food critic Morgan Murphy said "The 6-year-old whiskey carries a honey, nutmeg, and leather flavor."[3]


  1. ^ Fighting Cock official site
  2. ^ *Heaven Hill Bourbon Whiskey page
  3. ^ Murphy, Morgan; Editors of Southern Living magazine (2014). Southern Living Bourbon & Bacon: The Ultimate Guide to the South's Favorite Foods. Oxmoor House. ISBN 978-0848743161. 

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