Excerpt: The palate is chewy and full-bodied, pepped up with cinnamon and dried ginger, and lengthened by grape jelly, Coca-Cola, Corn Nuts, and dried cherries. A full and lengthy finish sings with ginger, peanuts, and chocolaty oak.
Excerpt: It’s not quite as balanced as the well-layered Bottled in Bond, but this is a single barrel, after all. Your mileage will certainly vary with these, but for 15-year-old single barrel American whiskey of this quality, it’s hard to imagine a better value right now.
Excerpt: Honestly, this is impressive stuff. While it could have a bit more body on the palate, all the right notes are here and the age has helped reign in those mineral Dickel notes without becoming a tannin bomb. Really well done.
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Distilled by Dickel and released at an extremely lucrative price point - it's hard for whiskey drinkers not to assimilate this bottling with a gem of the past - old bottlings of Knob Creek Single Barrel with teenage age statements and $55 price points. Weighing in at 15 years old, this particular batch is bottled at 50.4% ABV and procured locally for $62.99.
Sweet honey, powerful butterscotch, brown butter and toffee candies for days. No sign of minerality, just pure dessert.
Moderate mouthfeel, caramel and waffle cone, cocoa and orange peel. Light Dickel minerality, but nothing too crazy - something many will rejoice in.
Long, oak driven finish with cocoa, honey nut cheerios, toffee and a light butterscotch drizzle.
Honestly, this is impressive stuff. While it could have a bit more body on the palate, all the right notes are here and the age has helped reign in those mineral Dickel notes without becoming a tannin bomb. Really well done.
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