Copper & Kings Single Barrel Liquor Barn Select

Copper & Kings Single Barrel LB

Paid: $55 for 750ml

Distilled/Owned by: Copper & Kings

Region: Kentucky

56.5% ABV

Grapes: Undisclosed

Aged For: NAS

Cask Type: Ex-bourbon barrel


Color: Pale orange

Drank: Neat, in a glencairn

Nose: Vanilla, mint, Riesling wine, herbs, oak, and floral notes

Mouthfeel: Full bodied

Palate/Taste: Heavily herbal, oak, very whisky like, grapeskins, pepper, tobacco, floral, rye

Finish: Medium warmth and length, oak, spices, pepper, tobacco, leather, and cherry

Thoughts: This reminded me more of rye whiskey than brandy, very herbal in taste. Not what I am looking for in my brandy, but it may be someone else’s jam.

Score: 78 out of 100

Copper & Kings Floodwall

Copper and Kings Floodwall

Paid: $40 for 750ml

Distilled/Owned by: Copper & Kings

Region: America / Kentucky

50% ABV

Distillate: Apples

Aged For: 4 Years

Cask Type: Ex-Bourbon and Oloroso Sherry Casks

Chill Filtered: No

Color Added: No

 


 

Color: Copper (huh, funny that)

Drank: Neat, in a glencairn.

Nose: Apple pie, brown sugar, oak, dried citrus, raisins, alcohol notes, toffee

Mouthfeel: Medium bodied, but rich

Palate/Taste: Sweet dates, prunes, dry sherry, apple butter, molasses, oak

Finish: Medium warmth and length, dried fruits, apples, and milk chocolate with nuts

Thoughts: A well done American apple brandy that has a good combination of mouthfeel, finish and flavor. The apple notes are pleasant and take well to the bourbon and sherry cask aging.

Score: 83 out of 100