2016 Ultimate Spirits Challenge

Hirsch Small Batch Reserve Straight Bourbon (United States), 46% abv, $39.99

93
Excellent,
Highly Recommended

Tasting Note:

Rugged, aggressive the nose spares nothing on the wood spice. This bourbon demands a campfire setting. Caramelized oak and thick vanilla push the corn sweetness out of the way in the mouth, but the sweetness pushes through on the peppery finish.

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Cocktail Recommendation:

Ward Eight: 4½ Stars, Drop Dead Delicious
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