2019 Ultimate Spirits Challenge

Very Old Barton 80 Kentucky Straight Bourbon (United States), 40% abv, $11.99

85
Very Good,
Strong Recommendation

Tasting Notes:

What stands out the most immediately is the candied cherry, fruit tree blossom aroma that is all about the richness of the grains used in the mashbill. Once on the palate, the wood influence kicks in, imparting vibrant flavors of toasted marshmallow, dark caramel, and nougat.

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Cocktail Recommendation:

Old Fashioned: 2½ Stars, Delicious
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