Price: $65 for 750ml
Distilled / Owned By: Cooley / Castle Brands
Aged For: 14 Years
Mashbill: 100% malted barley
Cask Type: Ex-bourbon and Oloroso sherry
Chill Filtered: No
Color Added: No
Color: Golden Barley
Drank: Neat, in a glencairn
Nose: Cranberry, lime, apple, oak, custard, orange, and heavy citrus.
Taste: Orange, ginger, leather, citrus, clove, and mint.
Finish: Slight warmth and short to medium in length. Vanilla lemon custard.
Thoughts: Much better than the 12 with the fruit flavors popping and the higher proof and lack of filtering greatly improving the palate.
Score: 78 out of 100