Price: $45 for 750ml
Distilled/Owned by: Barton / Sazerac
Mashbill: 75% corn, 15% rye, 10% barley
Aged For: NAS
Cask Type: New charred oak, Char # 3
Chill Filtered: Undisclosed
Color: Light bronze
Drank: Neat, in a glencairn.
Nose: Caramel and banana, oak with cinnamon and a slight alcohol burn
Mouthfeel: Light bodied, wet
Palate/Taste: Sweet cream, banana, vanilla, over-sweet sugar, caramel and a bit of oak
Finish: Medium warmth and length, pepper, leather, vanilla, and banana cream
Thoughts: Normally I can deal with sweet, I like some sweet rums like El Dorado, but this was sweet in a bad way. The dominate banana notes combined with sweetness and a wet mouthfeel combined for a less than average bourbon.
Score: 74 out of 100