2017 Ultimate Spirits Challenge

John J. Bowman Pioneer Spirit Virginia Straight Bourbon (United States), 50% abv, $49.99

97
Extraordinary,
Ultimate Recommendation

Tasting Notes:

A gorgeously molasses-kissed nose opens up to a layered palate of brioche, bananas foster, sea salted caramel, and pecan pie. Higher alcohol is well balanced by this, and adds to a long, breathy finish that tickles the palate.

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