Smooth Ambler Old Scout 7-Year


Price: $60 for 750ml

Distilled/Owned by: MGP / SAOS

Region: America

49.5% ABV

Aged For: 7 Years

Mashbill: 60% corn, 36% rye, 4% barley

Cask Type: New charred oak

Chill Filtered: No

Drank: Neat, in a glencairn



Color: Brownish Copper

Nose: Honey, vanilla, alcohol heavy, very slight citrus, and tobacco notes

Taste: Cinnamon pops in the mouth, followed by cherry. Very astringent, dirty oak, rye, and caramel.

Finish: Quick, with less burn than the palate. Toasted oak, chocolate, and cloves.

Thoughts: I’m not the biggest fan of MGP bourbons, I much prefer their ryes. This one was very average to me.

Score: 75 out of 100

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