Pursuit Series 024 Review | Whiskey Raiders
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Pursuit Series 024

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  • Distiller:

    Dickel

  • Bottler:

    Pursuit Series

  • ABV:

    59.55%

  • Age:

    15 Years

  • Price:
    $$$$$
  • Intro:

    Alrighty folks, today we have a 15 year Dickel bourbon whiskey sourced by Pursuit Spirits, the independent bottling arm of the Bourbon Pursuit umbrella. I've generally been a big fan of their past bottlings, so I'm looking forward to giving this a go. I can't remember the last time I had a Dickel this old, and with all the recent Sweeten's info, I'm curious to see how this is at a bit older. Let's dive in.

  • Nose:

    Powerful cocoa, some grape, some cherry, strong oak structure. Pungent and tannic with lots of caramel, praline and cocoa.

  • Taste:

    Medium mouth feel. A bit hot, but nothing out of the ordinary. Lots of cocoa, some pepper, nice cherry note, some blackberry and sourdough. Tastes much older, much more tannic and complex.

  • Finish:

    Long, dry and sweet. Toffee, waffle cone, dry oak. Super tannic here, lots of pepper, leaves the palate bone dry on exit.

  • Overall:

    This is really quite nice save for some serious overoaking in my opinion. I love the nose and the palate is really pretty great as well, but the finish is much more bitter and oaky than I’d prefer. That said, this is a very good bourbon, especially for you oak heads out there.

  • Score:

    6

  • By t8ke
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