Barrell Whiskey Batch 002

Barrell Whiskey 002

Price: $65 for 750ml

Distilled/Owned by: Undisclosed (Likely MGP) / Barrell

Region: America

61.9% ABV

Mashbill: Unknown, uses corn, rye, and malted barley

Aged For: 9 years, 6 months

Cask Type: Ex-bourbon barrels, finished in sherry casks

Chill Filtered: No

Color Added: No

 


 

Color: Dark gold

Drank: Neat, in a glencairn.

Nose: Rich fruit, vanilla, cake batter, brown sugar, and raisins

Mouthfeel: Full bodied

Palate/Taste: Vanilla, oak, pepper, leather, sherry, dried fruits

Finish: Long and warm, vanilla and fruit with a bit of leather and tobacco

Thoughts: I actually really am enjoying the Barrell whiskey releases, they all do something interesting and taste good. This is one of the few American whiskies I have tasted that actually use a wine cask to good effect.

Score: 85 out of 100

 

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