Excerpt: The taste is tart and sweet with white pepper, a touch of grilled pineapple, a hint of oak smoke, honey, toasted caramel, pipe tobacco, and a hint of honey. The finish has a nice balance of baking spices, toasted caramel, honey, and a hint of cooked fruits.
Excerpt: I found myself returning back to this bourbon and being intrigued by all of the layers that it contained throughout the sip. While its price will be a dealbreaker for some, it truly is a bourbon that’s easy to appreciate and recommend.
Excerpt: On the palate, more honey notes, green apple Jolly Rancher, and grape jelly continue the vivid sweetness, augmented by the sweet nuttiness of marzipan and honey peanut butter. A nicely executed and pretty whiskey, finishing with candied almonds.
Excerpt: While I have to say I prefer the NAS version of Heaven’s Door Tennessee Straight Bourbon to this older — and much more expensive — version, it’s still plenty charming, and just unique enough to merit placing it side by side with the original.