Old Hickory Hermitage Reserve Barrel Proof Review | Whiskey Raiders
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Old Hickory Hermitage Reserve Barrel Proof

  • Distiller:


  • Bottler:

    Old Hickory

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  • Age:

    10 Years

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  • Intro:

    Distilled from a 99% corn mash, this is a 10-year expression from Old Hickory distilled by MGP. It's matured using ex-bourbon cooperage and bottled at barrel proof. Let's dive in!

  • Nose:

    Sweet and buttery on the nose, it's all caramel popcorn sweetness and plenty of honey, light melon, butterscotch and a hint of crème brûlée.

  • Taste:

    Moderate mouthfeel — pleasant viscosity. It's not a syrupy bomb, but it's not a thin wafer of a pour, either. Sweet buttercream mixes with honey, light melon, buttered popcorn and some praline character. Sweet and enjoyable.

  • Finish:

    Moderate finish. Pleasant and sweet once again, light on tannin and oak, which helps the sweet, buttery character carry long through the finish.

  • Overall:

    This is entirely pleasant. If you're looking for a pour that is dead locked on to a prime dessert character, moderate to low tannin and a great proof point, this is for you.

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  • By t8ke
  • Disclosure: The producer provided this sample to review free of charge, and without expectation of review or rating.

  • 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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