Excerpt: The finish is long with lingering spices, toasted caramel, and a hint of charred oak – but – this is one of the rare whiskies where adding a few drops of water makes the most difference on the finish. It amps up the pepperiness along with a touch of spearmint and makes the finish last even longer. Excellent!
Excerpt: To me, this bourbon tastes hot for the proof proof and has an astringency in the finish that is unusual to see in a bourbon that has been aged for 12 years. This release wasn’t for me personally, but I am interested to see what other offerings Steel Binding Spirits LLC puts out in the future.
Excerpt: Growing on me with every day this bottle is open, I didn’t like this at first, but it opened up well. That said, it peaks there. It’s good, but not exceptional, though it’s also a tremendous value.