Winchester "Extra Smooth" Bourbon

Bourbon

Winchester // USA

community rating

2.21
2 out of 5 stars
( 71 )

Winchester is a brand owned by Terrepure Spirits (a.k.a. Terressentia Corp.), who specialize in private label and bulk brands, bottled in South Carolina. They pride themselves in using a purification/accelerated maturation process to remove harsh-tasting congeners from their whiskeys. This bourbon was aged a minimum of 6 months. Note: They also produce a Winchester Straight Bourbon, but this review is for their "Extra Smooth" Bourbon.

  • age
    NAS
  • Cost
  • abv
    45.0
  • 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

"The youthfulness of this whiskey is detected right away--the greenness, the sawdust, the bitterness, the harsh spice, the charcoal that hasn't had a chance to settle in. There is caramel and vanilla that is trying to stand out, but isn’t succeeding to rise to the forefront. "

Score 65

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