Barrell Whiskey Batch 005

Barrell Whiskey Batch 005

Paid: $65 for 750ml

Distilled/Owned by: Sourced / Barrell

Region: Indiana, Tennessee, Kentucky

59.2% ABV

Bottle #: 7723

Aged For: 9 Years

Mashbill: Undisclosed

Cask Type: American white oak, ex-bourbon, American Brandy barrels, Amaro barrels, and Cognac Casks

Chill Filtered: No

Color Added: No

 


 

Color: Golden

Drank: Neat, in a glencairn

Nose: Cocktail bitters, dry red wine, maraschino cherries, honey, corn mash

Feel: Medium body

Taste: Oak, barrel char, young brandy, coffee, bitter vanilla, licorice

Finish: Warm, medium length, bitters, brandy, baking spices

Thoughts: I was hoping this would have more Cognac and brandy influence and less of the Amaro, but I don’t care for the flavors imparted by the Amaro. If you’re a fan of whiskey cocktails you’d likely enjoy this quiet a bit, but that’s not my cup of tea.

Score: 73 out of 100

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