Paid: $30 for 750ml
Distilled/Owned by: Blend / Edrington
Aged For: NAS
Chill Filtered: No
Color Added: Yes
Cask Type: Ex-bourbon
Color: Dark gold
Drank: Neat, in a glencairn.
Nose: Malty butter, cream, vanilla, oak, and pepper
Mouthfeel: Medium body
Palate/Taste: Vanilla, oak , pepper, leather, cream butter, wax, and honey
Finish: Medium heat, lasting waxy vanilla and butter cream with a hint of baking spice
Thoughts: I actually like this blend quite a bit, it’s priced well, and is a nice alternative vanilla to the bourbons I usually enjoy. The lack of chill filtering and higher proof help take it to that next step.
Score: 80 out of 100