One great advantage with this method is the ease of resoling when the sole wears out, adding years to the lifespan of a well-cared-for pair. In the Blake Stitch method, the sole is simply stitched directly to the upper for a lighter, sleeker, but less durable shoe. Both approaches result in a quality shoe.
This means the higher alcohol content should make it a favorite among bourbon drinkers who love a bolder whiskey(many bourbons are 86 proof or higher). And if bourbon cocktails are your thing, the high ABVs makes it a solid choice for a cocktail.