High Spirits

Mesquite Smoked Arizona

ABV 40%
REVIEWED Issue 101
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Brand: High Spirits
Expression: Mesquite Smoked Arizona
Type: USA Whisky / Single Malt
Age: No Age Statement
Year of bottling: 2012
ABV: 40%
Country/Region: USA
Bottling type: Standard (Distillery or blended)
Tasting notes
Taster   Rob Allanson
Nose: Slow to open, almost tequila like, bow rosin, soft wood smoke, winey notesand old books.
Palate: Thick and oily, cake batter, forest floors, pine sap, digestive biscuits.
Finish: Very sweet and syrupy with a little wood spice.
Comment: Very pleasant stuff.
Taster   Gavin D. Smith
Nose: Tinned peaches, Madeira cake, light pipe tobacco.
Palate: Quite mouth-coating, with musky Madeira notes, pine needles and gentle spice.
Finish: Fades gently, becoming nuttier.
Comment: Has the true spirit character slightly masked here?
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