Smooth Ambler Old Scout Bourbon 7 Year
Smooth Ambler // USA
Smooth Ambler is a spirits producer in West Virginia's Greenbrier Valley. Some of their products currently on the market as of press time are produced there, however aged whiskey is sourced until their own ages. This is one of them - with bourbon from Lawrenceburg, IN. Old Scout is produced with a high rye content (36%) in the mashbill and is non chill or carbon-filtered.
BourbonProduced anywhere in USA; Mash bill of at least 51% corn; aged in new, charred oak barrels.
Cask Typenew charred oak
"The rye influence is very clear - providing clove and cedar spice with toasted cereal, dried apricot and vanilla. A subtle minty freshness punctuates the finish, which goes down a little hot. Definitely needs a drop of water or chip of ice to round it out."