Booker's Bourbon Batch 2016-03 "Toogie’s Invitation"

Bourbon

Booker's // Kentucky, USA

community rating

4.0
4 out of 5 stars
( 63 )

The third in the 2016 series of Booker's Bourbon was released in June and named after Marilyn “Toogie” Dick, a lifelong friend of the family who met late distiller Booker and his wife Annis Noe back in high school. Toogie was a regular member of the original round-table who selected the first batches of Booker's Bourbon. Some 375 barrels of Kentucky bourbon that have aged at least 6 years, 4 months, and 4 days were selected by distiller Fred Noe from 6 different rack-houses to create this batch. Like all releases in the series, it's bottled at cask strength, 64.5% ABV.

  • age
    6 Year
  • Cost
  • abv
    64.5
  • Bourbon
    Produced anywhere in USA; Mash bill of at least 51% corn; aged in new, charred oak containers.
  • Cask Type
    new, charred American oak

Tasting Notes

"Rich, sweet corn cereal and caramel mix with graham crackers and butterscotch. Spiciness kicks in with cinnamon, clove, nutmeg, black pepper and a sprinkle of dill and thyme. Lots of vanilla and buttery caramel apple add a viscous coating to this big, rich bourbon. It finishes expectedly hot, and a big ice cube brings out more of the spices and jammy notes. "

Score 89

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