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Four Roses Small Batch Tasting notes and reviews

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Four Roses Small Batch

Four Roses
Small Batch
American Whiskey ~ Bourbon
Produced at
Four Roses Distillery
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Chris Goodrum

Supple mocha aromas with some mature, spicy, almost Armagnac-esque dried fruit. Hints of violets, incense and perfumed spice appear along with some beautifully aromatic vanilla pod and hints of honey.
Soft and silky with toffee coated corn, mature honey and sweet spices. The oak is again quite subtle adding a light vanilla sheen. Late biting, herbal spices give it a bit of a kick.
Good length with the Armagnac-esque dried fruit coming through along with lingering herbal rye.
Wonderfully mature and quite subtle.

Joel Harrison

This nose has everything that a great American whiskey should have: jam, spice and vanilla in equal measure.
A veritable mix of classic American whiskey flavours, this delivers them at the right volume, at the right time. Cherry, cigars and vanilla. All present and correct.
Wonderfully sweet without being over the top.
A fantastic example of this style of whiskey making.
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