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Whisky Index : American Whiskey - Bourbon

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Whisky Magazine Issue 136

Photo Challenge 2016 winners, WhistlePig, Scottish visitor centres, Tobermory

 

American Whiskey - Bourbon

Evan Williams Single Barrel 2000 Vintage
Bourbon - U.S.A. - 43.30%
8 An old bourbon? With lots of wood notes, all integrated and complex.

Evan Williams Single Barrel 2001
Bourbon - U.S.A. - 43.30%
8 A more rye-accented single barrel but one which maintains this series' high standard of excellence.

Evan Williams Single Barrel 2003
Bourbon - U.S.A. - 43.30%
8 A no nonsense, yet elegant Bourbon.

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

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

Whisky Magazine - Best Buy - Winner

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.

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

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.

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

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.

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

Four Roses Bourbon Limited Edition Small Batch 2015 Release
Bourbon - U.S.A. - 54.30%
9 You have to love that raw character!

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

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.

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

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
Bourbon - U.S.A. - 50.00%
8 Maybe not everyone's cup of tea but it's entertaining. There's a real battle going on between the spirit and the oak.

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

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

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.

Whisky Magazine - Editors Choice - Winner

Four Roses Small Batch
Bourbon - U.S.A. - 45.00%
9 Wonderfully mature and quite subtle.

Whisky Magazine - Best Buy - Winner

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

Garrison Brothers Texas Straight Bourbon Whiskey
Bourbon - U.S.A. - 47.00%
7 I don't think this has spent long enough in the cask to completely remove all the impurities.

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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