Heaven Hill 14 2001 Caribbean Cask

HH CC 14

Price: $125 for 700ml

Distilled/Owned by: Heaven Hill / Malts of Scotland

Region: Kentucky

55.2% ABV

Aged For: 14 Years

Mashbill: 78% corn, 12% malted barley, 10% rye

Cask Type: New charred oak, finished in Caribbean rum casks

Chill Filtered: No

Color Added: No

 


 

Color: Copper

Drank: Neat, in a glencairn

Nose: Buttered popcorn, toffee, marzipan, chocolate, nougat, coconut

Feel:Medium body

Taste: Sweet milk chocolate (Think milk chocolate Easter bunnies), oak, coconut, vanilla, wafers, very sweet

Finish: Medium warmth and length, oak and chocolate with coconut shavings, peanuts, almonds, and butter

Thoughts: This takes an already sweet bourbon and turns it up to candy level sweet. I really enjoy rum so I like the flavor profile imparted by the casks.

Score: 85 out of 100

 

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