Would work in a warmed winter punch for the festive season.
Cherrywood Rye Whiskey
No age statement
Year of Bottling
Standard (Distillery or blended)
Nose: Floor polish comes out first from this glass, with a rather off-note of dry cork and copper.
Palate: One dimensional with copper, some orange but ultimately a bit like licking a \n9v battery.\n
Finish: Acidy and dry.\n
Comment: Would work in a warmed winter punch for the festive season.
Nose: Pungent and feinty with lanolin and very young herbal rye. This is barely out of its nappy! With time some nascent toasty oak appears.
Palate: Not quite as pungent and feinty with a touch more oak and corn to balance the oily, raw, herbal rye. The impurities in the spirit begin to build however.\n
Finish: Intense, hot, feinty and herbal.\n
Comment: This should have been given a lot more time in the cask, it’s been bottled far too early and thus it’s very difficult to evaluate because of the impurities that haven’t been removed by the oak.
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