This pick was a general release for New York State
Paid: $70 for 750ml
Distilled/Owned by: Four Roses / Kirin
Mashbill: 75% corn, 20% rye, 5% barley
Aged For: 10 years, 9 months
Cask Type: New charred oak, Char # 3 or 4
Chill Filtered: No
Drank: Neat, in a glencairn.
Nose: Butterscotch, maple brown sugar, cocoa powder, and oak
Mouthfeel: Oily, then drying
Palate/Taste: Tobacco, oak, spices, cinnamon, pepper, caramel, and vanilla
Finish: Drying and medium warmth, lasting finish, oak and toffee with a bit of espresso and chocolate
Thoughts: You can almost never go wrong with an OESK, lovely flavors.
Score: 88 out of 100