Redbreast Lustau Edition
Single Pot Still — IrelandReviewed February 2, 2022Nose: Toffee, honey, hazelnuts, butterscotch, plum. Palate: Honey, plum, sherry, brown sugar, baking spices, and vanilla.
Woodinville Straight Bourbon Toasted Applewood Staves Finish
Bourbon — Washington, USAReviewed January 28, 2022Duke’s Seafood Pick Nose: Caramel drizzled apple blossoms, doughiness, brown butter, oats, vanilla, brown sugar, oak, and the Twinkie-like nose that I get with Woodinville bourbon. Excellent nose! Palate: Caramel drizzled apple blossom with a nice scoop of vanilla bean ice cream, cinnamon sugar, toasted barrel spice, and a hint of chocolate. This is a very nice treat. Fall in a glass!
Willett Family Estate Small Batch Rye 4 Year
Rye — Kentucky, USAReviewed January 23, 2022 (edited May 4, 2022)Nose: Toffee, fennel, citrus, honey, lemon, and clove. Really herbal and earthy on the nose with some sweetness. Palate: Orange, honey, lemon, cinnamon, vanilla, black pepper, mint, and brown sugar. Spicy and sweet - an excellent rye.
Four Roses Small Batch Select Bourbon
Bourbon — Kentucky, USAReviewed January 22, 2022Nose: Butterscotch, vanilla, pine, baking spices, cereal grain, chocolate, and apple peel. Palate: Chocolate, vanilla, caramel, baking spices, spearmint, brown sugar, and cinnamon. The finish which lingers for quite a bit is reminiscent of a York peppermint patty. Delicious!
Old Forester Birthday Bourbon 2021
Bourbon — Kentucky, USAReviewed January 22, 2022Nose: Dark caramel, vanilla, raspberry jam, maple syrup, toasted coconut, crème brûlée, chocolate, and oak. A very beautiful nose. Palate: Caramel, raspberry jam, burnt sugar, vanilla, chocolate, oak spice, crème brûlée, and pepper and more spice. An exceptional bourbon - very lucky to have a sample.
Wild Turkey Kentucky Spirit Single Barrel Bourbon
Bourbon — Kentucky, USAReviewed January 16, 2022 (edited February 8, 2022)Nose: Vanilla, caramel, almonds, smells like a fresh twice-baked almond croissant. The oak is there, hints of cinnamon, and brown sugar. Very nice nose! Palate: Twice-baked almond croissant carries through on the tongue. Lots of vanilla, honey, and almond upfront. Second sip gives some oak followed by black pepper, cinnamon, orange zest, and toffee.
Maker's Mark Private Select Bourbon
Bourbon — Kentucky, USAReviewed January 15, 202212241 Nose: Lots of vanilla, hints of caramel, milk chocolate, hint of nuttiness. Palate: Grandma’s vanilla sandwich cookie, sweet breadiness followed by the creamy vanilla center. Hints of caramel, baking spices, and toasted oak are there towards the end of the palate. Finish on this particular bottle is a bit short and wish it didn’t end so abrupt.
Sagamore Spirit 'Sagamore Reserve' Double Oak Rye (2017 Limited Edition Release)
Rye — (bottled in) Maryland, USAReviewed January 15, 2022Nose: Dried orange peel, cinnamon, brown sugar, baking spices, hints of mint. Palate: Apple crumble, cinnamon, brown sugar, caramel, honey, vanilla, and oak.
Elijah Craig Barrel Proof Bourbon Batch B521
Bourbon — Kentucky, USAReviewed January 7, 2022Nose: Nice and sweet with brown sugar, vanilla beans, chocolate fudge, barrel char, butterscotch, and peanut butter. Palate: Lots of vanilla, dark chocolate, peanut brittle, toffee, caramel fudge, brown butter, and oak.
Colonel E.H. Taylor, Jr. Barrel Proof Bourbon
Bourbon — Kentucky, USAReviewed January 1, 2022Nose: Caramel, apple pie, nutmeg, vanilla, powdered sugar, fried dough, cherry, oak, and cinnamon. A wonderful nose - very sweet and very “desserty”. Palate: Apple pie in liquid form, the pie crust is there, nice flaky and buttery, caramelized apples in dark brown sugar, vanilla, spiciness coming through from cinnamon and nutmeg - barrel char and oak towards the end. So damn good!
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