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Four Roses Bourbon Tasting notes and reviews

Issue 122 Out Now

Whisky Magazine Issue 122

Is Craft an Expression of Skill, Aberlour, Flavoured Whiskies, Glen Grant

 

Four Roses Bourbon

Brand
Four Roses
Expression
Bourbon
Type
American Whiskey ~ Bourbon
Abv
40.00%
Region
Kentucky
Website
www.fourroses.us
Availability
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Michael Jackson

Nose
Gentle, but quite evocative. Dessert apples. Raisin cookies. Sweet but appetising.
Palate
Light in body and flavour, but with some delicacy and complexity. Vanilla. Honey. Spicy.
Finish
Fruity flavours reminiscent of orange flower water. Drying somewhat with a hint of char.
Comment
Even the colour is pale. This is a very gentle introduction to bourbon, but with all the elements.

Dave Broom

Nose
High-toned, crisp and citric: lemon, lime and tangerine peel with a hint of mintiness.
Palate
Zesty. Lemon, honey and spice. Nice rye balance towards the finish.
Finish
Touch of light woodiness getting oily as rye shows its hand.
Comment
Very well-balanced. The uptown sophisticate, a discreetly charming member of the bourgeoisie.
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