New Expert Spirit Reviews - September 6, 2023

Check out the latest spirits reviewed by our Tasting Table experts! Photo Credit: Four Roses
Sep 06, 2023
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    Four Roses 135th Anniversary Limited Edition Small Batch Bourbon marks the 135th anniversary for the brand which launched in 1888. Crafted by master distiller Brent Elliott, the Kentucky straight bourbon is made from bourbons aged 12-25 years with varying mash bills and yeast recipes including: a 12-year-old and a 16-year-old OESV recipe; a 14- year-old OESK recipe; and a 25-year-old OBSV recipe. Launching September 15, 2023. (SRP $199.99)
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    In Retrospect marks the seventh release in the Little Book Whiskey series, created by Eighth Generation Master Distiller Freddie Noe. This release is comprised of the following: 18-year-old Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey, 17-year-old Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey, 10-year-old Kentucky Straight Rye Whiskey, 9-year-old Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey, 5-year-old Straight Malt Whiskey finished in Applewood Smoked barrels, 4-year-old Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey and a 4-year-old Kentucky Straight Rye Whiskey. Available in limited quantities nationwide as of August 2023. (SRP $149.99)
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    Crown Royal Golden Apple is a limited edition blend of Canadian whisky aged at least 23 years along with the taste of Golden Delicious apples. With this release, Crown Royal has announced a creative partnership with multidisciplinary artist Solange Knowles for Saint Heron. Golden Apple is packaged in a bespoke golden bottle in a suede-finished Crown Royal bag and collector's box. Bottled at 40% ABV, it's available beginning June 1, 2023. (SRP $249.99)
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    This is the 11th release in Jack Daniel's Distillery Series collection of experimental whiskeys. Here, the brand has finished a Tennessee whiskey in añejo tequila barrels. Incidentally, these añejo tequila barrels previously held Jack Daniel's Tennessee Whiskey so they have completed the circle. This bottling was selected by Whiskey Taster Danny Lamb. It's bottled at 90 proof and is available at the White Rabbit Bottle Shop at the Jack Daniel's Distillery as well as select retailers in Tennessee. (SRP $41.99 for 375ml)
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    Lux Row Distillers has launched a 99 proof Straight Rye Whiskey for its Ezra Brooks portfolio. It's made with a 51% rye mash bill recipe and is charcoal filtered prior to bottling at 99 proof (49.5% ABV). Available nationwide beginning May 2023. (SRP $24.99)