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At the time of this writing (March 2017) - this product was a KY exclusive. It has since been re-released with CONUS wide availability.
Honey and lots of dough here. Sweet corn, a good deal of vanilla and some mild clove. Its really quite nice - really sweet focused with spice taking the backseat.
Rich mouthfeel - the proof does really well here. Reminds me of dessert - cocoa, clove, vanilla and toffee. Theres a little cinnamon kick but nothing like an OWA red hots bomb. There isnt much clove or tannic oak - just a strong focus on everything sweet. A little corn too but even that blends to vanilla in the end.
Long, much more spice here than the nose or palate. Its not overbearing but its here. More sweetness pops back up - makes for a nice blend of this, also.
I didnt know what to expect from this but I really enjoyed it. I havent formally reviewed the standard bottling or the 10yr but now its on my short list to get to. I was pleasantly surprised, for going in blind as far as expectations, I left a fan. Solid quality and it really goes to show what proof, rather than age, can contribute to a bourbon.