High West Midwinter Night’s Dram Act 3, Scene 1

MWND 3,1

Price: $80 for 750ml

Distilled/Owned by: MGP & Barton / High West

Region: American

Mashbill: A blend 95% rye, & 5% barley from MGP, 53% rye, 37% corn, & 10% barley from Barton, and 80% rye, 10% corn, and 10% barley from Barton.

49.1% ABV

Aged For: Minimum 5 years

Cask Type: New charred oak, finished in French oak port barrels.

Chill Filtered: No

 


 

Color: Rich mahogany

Drank: Neat, in a glencairn.

Nose: Dill, cinnamon, rye, caramel, oak, and leather

Mouthfeel: Wet and luscious.

Palate/Taste: Cinnamon, grape, raisin, clove, caramel, vanilla, citrus, tobacco, sandalwood, oak, and pepper.

Finish: Warm and medium length. Notes of mint, port wine, and vanilla with rye spices.

Thoughts: The palate is an absolute flavor bomb. I enjoyed this, but think that a bit higher proof with more dryness would bump my score up a few more points.

Score: 84 out of 100

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