Category: Straight Bourbon whiskey
Product of: United States
Named Old Scout due to this bourbon being blended from whiskies ‘scouted out’ and purchased from third-party distilleries. Made from a high rye mashbill of 60% corn, 36% rye and 4% malt and aged ten years in new American oak barrels it is bottled without chill-filtration.
Sampled on 26/01/2015
Clear, deep, coppery amber.
Cherry, vanilla and nutty oak with cinnamon and black pepper spice. Water releases more cherry and vanilla.
Toasty dry oak, pencil shavings, cinnamon rye spice and sweet maple syrup. Water quenches the heat but kills this bourbon.
More dry toasted spiced oak, cinnamon and warming cracked black pepper with vanilla sweetness.
Closure: Natural cork stopper