Evan Williams Single Barrel 2008

Evan Williams SB08

Price: $25 for 750ml

Distilled/Owned by: Heaven Hill

Region: Bardstown, Kentucky

43.3% ABV

Aged For: Around 8 years

Mashbill: 78% corn, 12% malted barley, 10% rye

Cask Type: New charred oak, Char #3

Drank: Neat, in a glencairn

 


 

Color: Orangish Copper

Nose: Honey, caramel, peach, funky grain, heather, and butterscotch.

Taste: Cinnamon spice, black pepper, rye, oak, vanilla, and cedar

Finish: Warm, with more pepper spice and bits of caramel.

Thoughts: Tastes a little younger than expected, with some strange notes, but not awful. I want to like this more than I do, as it gets a lot of love, but I guess I prefer the white label.

Score: 74 out of 100

 

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