Rabbit Hole Heigold Review | Whiskey Raiders
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Rabbit Hole Heigold

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  • Distiller:

    Rabbit Hole

  • Bottler:

    Rabbit Hole

  • ABV:

    47.5%

  • Age:

    3 Years

  • Price:
    $$$$$
  • Raided Score: 91
  • Publication: WhiskyCast
  • Excerpt: Water adds a bit of cocoa powder on the palate and boosts the spices on the finish, which is long and slightly dry with lingering spices and hints of molasses and brown sugar.
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  • Raided Score: 92
  • Publication: Whisky Advocate
  • Excerpt: It finishes dry, with bright fruit, cedary oak, cinnamon, and almonds.
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  • Raided Score: 96
  • Publication: The Whiskey Wash
  • Excerpt: I’m not even sure I would put this in a drink: I like it too much on its own. There’s something very purely bourbon about this, like the essence of bourbon.
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  • Raided Score: 75
  • Publication: Whiskey Consensus
  • Excerpt: The only downside would be the overpowering sweet notes on the palate. Overall, this is a good option for a high rye bourbon!
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  • Raided Score: 91
  • Publication: Drinkhacker
  • Excerpt: This is already the best offering from Rabbit Hole I’ve tasted, but I’d love to see where this goes with a few more years in the barrel.
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  • Raided Score: 82
  • Publication: Whiskey Raiders
  • Excerpt: Overall, this is quite nice. Not my favorite of the distillery’s products, but it’s a strong bourbon that could duke it out with Buffalo Trace any day.
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  • Intro:

    Produced using a 70% corn / 25% malted rye mash bill, Rabbit Hole tells the story of a German immigrant - Christian Heigold. Bottled at 47.5% ABV with a 3 year age statement.

  • Nose:

    Citrus zest, honey, some caramel. A bit of brown sugar, rising bread, a pop of pepper and clove.

  • Taste:

    Thin to medium mouth feel. No heat. Sweet caramel, honey, vanilla bean. A little bit of oak. No immaturity though. Light spice from some pepper.

  • Finish:

    Sweet, short finish. Cocoa, caramel, roasted peanuts.

  • Overall:

    Overall, this is quite nice. Not my favorite of the distillery’s products, but it’s a strong bourbon that could duke it out with Buffalo Trace any day.

  • Score:

    5

  • By t8ke
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