Parkers Heritage Collection Release #13 – 8yr Heavy Char Rye
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Raided Score: 93 Publication: WhiskyCast Excerpt: The finish is very long, and fades away gently with a nice balance of honey sweetness and lingering spices. Excellent! Read Full Review Raided Score: 77 Publication: Breaking Bourbon Excerpt: Unfortunately, 2019’s edition is seriously disappointing when taking everything into account. While the best course of action would have been to release this under something other than the Parker’s Heritage Collection, some saving grace could have been had by keeping the price somewhere under $100 Read Full Review Raided Score: 96 Publication: The Whiskey Wash Excerpt: It works well - flavorful and smooth, belying it's hefty proof. Something in me expected smoke character from such thoroughly scorched barrels, but it seems their refining effect won out. Read Full Review Raided Score: 92 Publication: Whisky Advocate Excerpt: Mouth-filling berry and dark cherry fruit are rounded out with spice, and adding water only gives greater length to the sweet treacle and delightful burnt sugar flavors before a finish of chocolate-covered nuts. Read Full Review Raided Score: 85 Publication: Whiskey Consensus Excerpt: Bourbon drinkers who enjoy a complex nose, silky mouthfeel, and a long finish will appreciate this whiskey. This offering would make a fine addition to any bourbon drinker’s collection. Read Full Review Raided Score: 96 Publication: Wine Enthusiast Excerpt: This is a special sipper, with intense, thick caramel and toffee on nose and palate, and a long mocha fade accented by peppery spice. Read Full Review Raided Score: 90 Publication: Distiller Excerpt: It's very well balanced, with spice to punch through the rich oak influence and complexity that keeps one coming back for another pour. Read Full Review Raided Score: 96 Publication: Drinkhacker Excerpt: Altogether it’s a very compelling and highly sippable rye — and one of the best Parker’s Heritage editions in recent years. Snap it up. Read Full Review Raided Score: 90 Publication: Whiskey Raiders Excerpt: This is a monster in so many ways. Though the finish lets it down, the nose and palate come to play ball and there is no denying how well they perform. Read Full Review
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This annual entry into Heaven Hill's Parkers Heritage Collection is a limited edition offering featuring a rye that is matured in a heavily charred barrel. Lets dive in.
Sweet cream, herbal spice, faint vegetal notes. Sweet honey, toffee, rye spice, brown sugar, coffee and nice oak.
Medium mouth feel, growing thicker with time. Honey, toffee, lots of spice. Super spicy, loaded with clove, pepper, honey, toffee and some dirty tobacco. Yummy, metallic.
Long, powerful and sweet. Herbal, spicy, oaky.
This is a monster in so many ways. Though the finish lets it down, the nose and palate come to play ball and there is no denying how well they perform.
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