Excerpt: Unfortunately, I don’t taste a concentration of flavors, and again it feels like more of the same. That won't be a bad thing to most people, but the whiskey community needs a more readily available and budget-friendly wheated barrel proof counterpoint to William Larue Weller.
Excerpt: This bourbon is very well balanced and complex enough to keep any bourbon connoisseur coming back for more. At $50, Larceny Barrel Proof is an absolute steal and one I’ll pick up every time I see it.
Excerpt: Another great release from Larceny helps underscore that Larceny BP is dialed in. Great to see, and greater to drink, Larceny Barrel Proof A121 defines what a cask strength wheater should be, especially for $60.
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The first entry for 2021 in Heaven Hill's Larceny Barrel Proof portfolio, Batch A121 releases with an ABV of 57.42 and features the brand's wheated mashbill.
Big, rich, cake-y. Sweet cream, honey, vanilla bean and butter cream. Hints of cinnamon, a bit of ginger, some pepper.
Sweet on the palate. Medium mouth feel. Ethanol is well behaved, not too hot. Rich oak, some honey, cocoa, toffee and praline. Cinnamon and a bit of oak balances nicely, ensure the sweet dessert notes aren't unbridled.
Long finish. Plenty of cocoa, oak, cake batter and some berry. Vanilla sweetness and that ginger note is back, along with a little cinnamon.
Another great release from Larceny helps underscore that Larceny BP is dialed in. Great to see, and greater to drink, Larceny Barrel Proof A121 defines what a casks strength wheater should be, especially for $60.
Disclosure: The producer provided this sample to review free of charge, and without expectation of review or rating.
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