Paid: $90 for 750ml
Distilled/Owned by: Four Roses / Kirin
Aged For: 10 years, 10 months
Mashbill: OBSV, 60% corn, 35% rye, 5% barley
Cask Type: New charred oak
Chill Filtered: No
Other Info: Warehouse EN, Barrel #36-1C
Drank: Neat, in a copita
Nose: Blast of fruit with floral undertones, butterscotch, honey, papaya, rosewater, wood shavings
Feel: Buttery, medium to full body
Taste: Cherries, pear, oak, peppermint, honey, mango, caramel, and a touch of clove
Finish: Medium warmth and long lasting, floral notes are very prominent, with touches of oak, vanilla and toffee.
Thoughts: This holds true to the description of OBSV being fruity, the nose at times being more akin to a malt whisky than a bourbon.
Score: 81 out of 100