2016 Ultimate Spirits Challenge

Barrell Bourbon Batch 006 Straight Bourbon (United States), 61.45% abv, $84.99

96
Extraordinary,
Ultimate Recommendation

Tasting Note:

The oak intensity announces itself out of the gate. The wood impact manifests as fumes. Vanilla bean and butterscotch push through on the palate, a testament to the maker’s skilled construction process. Vanilla even cuts through on the hot fade.

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Cocktail Recommendation:

Ward Eight: 4½ Stars, Drop Dead Delicious
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