Distilled by George Dickel in Tullahoma, Tennessee, and bottled after 17 years of aging, this is the brand's latest limited release. Bottled at 46% ABV and billed as cask strength, this extra aged bourbon reflects some of the oldest we've seen from the brand in an official sense, although similarly aged single barrels exist if you look hard enough. After an original launch in 375ml bottles, this release features the full sized package. Let's dive in!
Rich with jam, honey, peanut butter, peanut brittle, orange peel and a fat, fudgey note.
Moderate richness on the palate, it's an easy sipper that's packed with peanut butter cookies, cherry, orange peel, caramel, clove and a touch of creamy sweetness.
Impressively creamy finish, it's oddly reminiscent of Jif peanut butter, cherry and strawberry jam, orange preserve, waffle cone and rock candy. Dry pepper and oak.
Overall, this release isn't for everyone, but for diehard Dickel fans this release is an easy look at a new profile for the brand in a delicious and adventurous way.
Disclosure: The producer provided this sample to review free of charge, and without expectation of review or rating.