Price: $50 for 750ml
Distilled / Owned By: Cooley / Castle Brands
Aged For: 12 Years
Mashbill: 100% malted barley
Cask Type: Ex-bourbon
Chill Filtered: Yes
Color Added: Yes
Color: Golden wine
Drank: Neat, in a glencairn
Nose: Cherry, heather, barley, honey, and apple with a lot of astringency and copper.
Taste: Vanilla, butter, apple, and sugar. Very watery.
Finish: Short, with vanilla and oak notes. Very straightforward and simple.
Thoughts: The low proof takes the wind out of the sails, the palate and finish don’t really deliver.
Score: 73 out of 100