Paid: $30 for 1 liter
Distilled/Owned by: Jack Daniels / Brown-Forman
Mashbill: 70% rye, 18% corn, 12% malted barley
Aged For: NAS
Cask Type: New charred oak, Char #3
Charcoal Filtered: Yes
Drank: Neat, in a glencairn.
Nose: Bannanas, cinnamon, rye, nutmeg, oak, and caramel, my god it’s got a lot of banana!
Mouthfeel: Medium body
Palate/Taste: Youngish, pepper, leather, heat, rye, banana, and vanilla
Finish: Hot, with pepper and oak with rye overtones. Medium length.
Thoughts: If you like bananas, have I got the rye for you! Some more age could improve this, as it isn’t horrible, but it’s very unbalanced.
Score: 75 out of 100