A lovely bourbon, but I prefer it younger.
23 Years Old, Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey
Standard (Distillery or blended)
Nose: A box of dark chocolates, the lid newly opened.
Palate: Dark chocolate. Rum. Oak.
Finish: Long, warming. Some woody astringency.
Comment: A lovely bourbon, but I prefer it younger.
Nose: Dark and chewy. Chocolate cherries. Turkish coffee, sweet spices, maple syrup, pine.
Palate: Sweet and fragrant. weight of wood and sweet spirit. Sweet and balanced. A big whiskey.
Finish: Long, syrupy.
Comment: In a battle between grippy oak and the powerful sweet spirit the latter wins - just. One ice cube is enough. Great for its age.
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