HondoJohn wrote:...it is not a rye but a bourbon and toasted apple bark is part of the formula...
No, it's NOT bourbon. By federal law (1964), nothing can be added to bourbon but water to bring it to barrel (up to 125 at entry) or bottle (usually 80-101, but as high as 2003 Stagg's 142.7) proof. And the only wood it can contact past the still is oak (barrels).
The only mention of bourbon on the website states that Coper Fox whisky is aged in used bourbon barrels (bourbon must be aged in new barrels).
Here are the specs for American whiskeys (see 'Class 2'):