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George Dickel Bottled-In-Bond 13yr

  • Distiller:

    Cascade Hollow Distilling Co

  • Bottler:

    Cascade Hollow Distilling Co

  • ABV:


  • Age:

    13 years

  • Price:
  • Raided Score: 95
  • Publication: Bourbon for the Masses
  • Excerpt: It takes the best parts of the previous two releases and combines them in a way that is greater than the sum of its parts. This in an excellent whiskey and is released at an unbelievable price point.
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  • Raided Score: 95
  • Publication: Drink Hacker
  • Excerpt: Roasted nuts and candied citrus give way to a briefly indulgent bit of chewy caramel and buttercream icing before balancing out on the finish with apple chips, cigar wrapper, and more of that toasty barrel char that added such a mouthwatering richness to the initial release.
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  • Raided Score: 86
  • Publication: Breaking Bourbon
  • Excerpt: This year’s release tastes much more mature and features much more weight to its sip compared to the previous two releases.
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  • Intro:

    Distilled by Dickel in 2008 and bottled in 2021, this limited edition, Bottled-In-Bond release features a hefty age statement for an American whiskey. Let's dive on in.

  • Nose:

    Bold butter toffee, sour apple, toffee and a touch of baking spice. Rising bread, nougat, sourdough, light pepper and some clove.

  • Taste:

    Rich on the palate, a touch of tannin bitterness. Lemon curd, toffee, a faint touch of coffee and a rich, viscous mouthfeel.

  • Finish:

    Impressively long finish, a touch bitter, but the complexity is compelling. Bold toffee, a maturity that feels improved over previous years, and a long dessert character most reminiscent of cocoa, nougat, and a PayDay bar.

  • Overall:

    This is quite the dram. Easily on par with 2020, and beyond over the course of several tastings. It's clear they're putting some serious work into these releases, and for $40, this might just be the strongest limited edition yearly release to come out of Tennessee.

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  • Our in house critic rates spirits on a scale of 0-10 (10 best) and is aggregated the same as external sources
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