Four Roses Private Select OESK

This pick was a general release for New York State

Paid: $70 for 750ml

Distilled/Owned by: Four Roses / Kirin

Region: Kentucky

54.4% ABV

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

 


 

Color: Chestnut

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

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