Paid: $65 for 750ml
Distilled/Owned by: Four Roses / Kirin
Store Select: Liquor Barn
Mashbill: 75% corn, 20% rye, 5% barley
Aged For: 9 Years, 8 Months
Cask Type: New charred American oak, Char # 3 or 4
Chill Filtered: No
Drank: Neat, in a glencairn
Nose: Vanilla, tobacco, oak, cinnamon, cedar, caramel, ansise
Feel: Full bodied and spicy
Taste: Clove, cigar tobacco, spicy oak, caramel, rye, vanilla, and pepper
Finish: Warm and lasting, coffee cake, baking spice, glazed donuts with bacon.
Thoughts: A lovely bottling, I think the OESK is my favorite of the Four Roses recipes.
Score: 88 out of 100