Distilled/Owned by: Barton / Sazerac
Aged For: Minimum 4 years (Bottled in the 1980’s)
Cask Type: New charred oak
Chill Filtered: Yes?
Drank: Neat, in a glencairn.
Nose: Dried fruit, honey, vanilla, oak, and sugary mash.
Mouthfeel: Slightly watery
Palate/Taste: Caramel, apricot, milk chocolate, pepper, and oak.
Finish: Slight warmth, caramel, pepper and oak flavors.
Thoughts: It’s interesting to taste a bottom shelf bourbon from almost 4 decades ago, it wasn’t too bad, but unless you found it cheap at an estate sale or are a collector I wouldn’t chase it down.
Score: 74 out of 100