Old Grand-Dad 114

OGD 114

Do you want Basil Hayden with some balls?

Paid: $23 for 750ml

Distilled / Owned by: Jim Beam / Beam Suntory

Region: Kentucky

57% ABV

Mashbill: 63% corn, 27% rye, 10% malted barley

Aged For: Minimum 4 years

Cask Type: New charred oak, Char #4

Chill Filtered: Yes

Drank: Neat, in a glencairn

 


 

Color: Reddish Brown

Nose: Leathery vanilla and rye with oak, cream, and a hint of peach

Taste: Rich saltwater toffee, vanilla ice cream. Pecans and musty leather wrapped books.

Finish: Strong burn with rich rye notes. Layers of honey and oak with sweet corn abounding.

Overall: I really liked this one. A good high rye, high proof, low cost bourbon that will keep you warm on a cold night.

Score: 83 out of 100

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