Kings County Peated Bourbon

Kings County Peated Bourbon

Price: $50 for 375ml

Distilled/Owned by: Kings Country Distillery

Region: New York

45% ABV

Mashbill: 70% corn, 15% peated Scottish barley, 15% malted barley

Aged For: 18 months

Cask Type: New charred oak

Chill Filtered: Unknown

Color: Tawny

Drank: Neat, in a glencairn.

Nose: Vanilla, sweet corn, oak, chocolate, hay, herbs, surprisingly deep

Mouthfeel: Light bodied

Palate/Taste: Sour baked pie, herbs, oak, caramel, and a very slight smoke, young tasting

Finish: Light warmth and long lasting, herbs, smoke, honey, oak, and baking spice

Thoughts: I was really drawn in by the nose, but the palate falls flat and I find the finish too long for its own good as it isn’t great.

Score: 70 out of 100