Excerpt: Entry is buttery, with flavors of sweet corn and maple; the lovely midpalate features tastes of cooking oil, lanolin, caramel, dark fudge, cocoa and brown sugar. Ends with a flourish of oaky vanilla.
Excerpt: I enjoy this but it borders on too sweet. Luckily, it doesn't plunge over the edge and I respect it for that. There is some astringency and burn for a dram that's only 90 proof but it's not too overbearing.
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Brown sugar, molasses, cinnamon, clove, caramel, and oak.
Thin, sweet, oaky, baking sweets and dough, caramel and vanilla. There is a sweet fruity element but not overbearing like Weller 12. This might be the wheaten I dont actively dislike since I find so many cloying.
Medium, mildly astringent, its definitely wheated based on the sweet fruity aftertaste.
I enjoy this but it borders on too sweet. Luckily, it doesn't plunge over the edge and I respect it for that. There is some astringency and burn for a dram that's only 90 proof but it's not too overbearing. Overall, I enjoyed this and I enjoyed it far more than expected. I'm going to give this a Rank 5. It would easily make it to a Rank 6 if the finish was a little more well rounded.
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