Distilled/Owned by: Barton / Sazerac
Aged For: NAS (Around 8 years)
Cask Type: New charred oak, Char # 3
Chill Filtered: Yes?
Color: Deep Auburn
Drank: Neat, in a glencairn.
Nose: Barton banana, caramel, oak, cinnamon, and alcohol burn.
Palate/Taste: Butterscotch, caramel, vanilla, cinnamon, clover, and leather.
Finish: Warm, with rye spice, pepper, clove, tobacco, and leather
Thoughts: The higher rye content pumps up the spice flavors compared to the small batch, retaining the same mouthfeel which I feel is a slight improvement.
Score: 83 out of 100