1792 Full Proof is typically a small batch, proofed release from Barton in Kentucky. Bottled at 125pf, it is hard to tell what the original barrel proof was for these releases, but all the same, 62.5% ABV isn't a bad number to run with. This is very similar to Knob Creeks Single Barrel Reserve, which is a release consistently diluted to 60% ABV and I like those all the way from fine to amazing. In this series, I'm comparing a variety of Single Barrel releases from the Full Proof lineup, selected by various stores, vendors and societies in the USA.
Waffle cone, clove, honey, light melon. Lots of rich toffee, like butterscotch on a vanilla sundae. Definitely some ethanol in here, though.
Medium mouth feel. Mild heat. Lots of oak, pepper, tobacco and butterscotch here. Nice oak structure, not too dry and not absent. Vanilla, light melon, almost some cherry as well. Rich and fruity, lots of sweetness with just a touch of tobacco.
Long, sweet, lots of caramel. Really vibrant luxardo cherry note, with butterscotch on the side. Some drying oak, faint musty tobacco.
Damn, this is really, really impressive. A great selection, showcasing flavors I generally don't expect from 1792 Full Proof. A winner for sure.