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Whisky Index : American Whiskey - Bourbon

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American Whiskey - Bourbon

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Evan Williams Single Barrel Bourbon, 1994
Bourbon - U.S.A. - 45.00%
8 Another great vintage from Heaven Hill.

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Evan Williams Single Barrel Vintage 2002
Bourbon - U.S.A. - 43.30%
8 A superb Kentucky delight ! When old bourbons are oak controlled, they reach perfection.

Evans Williams Single Barrel 2004
Bourbon - U.S.A. - 43.30%
8 An old Bourbon? The nose is very interesting. The palate maybe a little behind. Avoid water.

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Four Roses 120th Anniversary Barrel Strength 110.8 Proof
Bourbon - U.S.A. - 55.40%
8 The perfumed aspect might not appeal to all,but the balance on this is great. Recommended.

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Four Roses 2009 Limited Edition Single Barrel
Bourbon - U.S.A. - 0.00%
8 Intriguing.

Four Roses Barrel Strength Limited Edition Single Barrel Bourbon, 15 Years Old
Bourbon - U.S.A. - 52.10%
7 Sugar and spice and all things nice.

Four Roses Bourbon
Bourbon - U.S.A. - 40.00%
7 Even the colour is pale. This is a very gentle introduction to bourbon, but with all the elements.

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Four Roses Limited Edition Small Batch 2010 Release
Bourbon - U.S.A. - 55.00%
8 Another unsung hero shows its quality. Excellent layering effect.

Four Roses Limited Edition Small Batch 2014 Release
Bourbon - U.S.A. - 60.00%
8 A complex weave, this takes water and time to unravel.

Four Roses Single Barrel
Bourbon - U.S.A. - 43.00%
8 Lacking in dimension for a single barrel. Saved by the finish.

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Four Roses Single Barrel
Bourbon - U.S.A. - 50.00%
8 A well knitted bourbon. No sharp edges but no excess sweetness either.

Four Roses Single Barrel 2012 Limited Edition
Bourbon - U.S.A. - 54.70%
8 A muscular character. A dash of water tames it.

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Four Roses Single Barrel LE 2011
Bourbon - U.S.A. - 56.00%
8 Big flavour delivery. A sipper, but with one cube of ice or water on the side.

Four Roses Single Barrel Limited Edition 2014
Bourbon - U.S.A. - 60.00%
8 Quality whisky making here; everything sits nicely and at exactly the right volume.

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Four Roses Small Batch 2012
Bourbon - U.S.A. - 55.70%
8 Great balance. Bold but with finesse. Very Four Roses in fact.

World Whiskies Awards 2008 - World's Best American Whiskey - Winner Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

George T. Stagg
Bourbon - U.S.A. - 71.35%
8 Ideal for Thanksgiving or Christmas. If you don't like your in-laws or the television, knock yourself out after dinner.

George T. Stagg
Bourbon - U.S.A. - 65.90%
6 Where is the pleasure? Even with water, one feels the burn, which covers the flavours. I am no masochist, thank you.

George T. Stagg
Bourbon - U.S.A. - 70.90%
7 This is as big as a buffalo,but the key is how all of these massive flavours (and alcohol) are brought together

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George T. Stagg
Bourbon - U.S.A. - 70.90%
8 An interesting character. Again a bourbon which does not drown your tastebuds with sweetness but you have got tolikeoakywhiskeys.

World Whiskies Awards 2013 - World's Best North American Whiskey - Winner Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

George T. Stagg
Bourbon - U.S.A. - 71.30%
8 Something of a gentle giant.

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George T. Stagg
Bourbon - U.S.A. - 70.70%
8 A big,muscular bourbon. George T. Stagg ? Good guess...For a stag night maybe...

George T. Stagg 17 Years Old 2010
Bourbon - U.S.A. - 71.50%
8 When neat it's so strong it feels like your mouth is bleeding. Cut down, as ever it's hugely impressive - but would anyone ever have more than one?

Grand Traverse Distillery Straight Bourbon Whiskey
Bourbon - U.S.A. - 46.00%
8 Curious – it was more like a liqueur than a whisky.

Hancock's President's Reserve
Bourbon - U.S.A. - 44.45%
8 Liked that spicy-lemon rye character, but lacking in complexity and roundness.

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Heaven Hill Signature
Bourbon - U.S.A. - 63.80%
8 Great personality. Seems to have age but has the weight to balance.


 

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