Price: $50 for 750ml
Distilled/Owned by: Sourced / Diageo
Mashbill: 68% Corn, 28% Rye, 4% Malted Barley
Aged For: NAS
Cask Type: New charred oak
Color: Dark Amber
Drank: Neat, in a glencairn.
Nose: Strong vanilla and caramel with a hint of cinnamon rye spice. Cloves and baking spices.
Mouthfeel: Rich and coating
Palate/Taste: Cocoa, toffee, medium bodied cigar tobacco, cinnamon, pepper, and oak.
Finish: Warm and dry with vanilla becoming more prominent, touch of butterscotch and oak.
Thoughts: Surprisingly well done, the best of the Bulleit releases in my opinion and far superior to the 10 year.
Score: 85 out of 100