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Raided Score: 95 Publication: The Bourbon Finder Excerpt: This is some excellent juice, and if you can find one of these itty-bitty bottles on the shelf…you’d be well-advised to buy it. Read Full Review Raided Score: 91 Publication: Whisky Advocate Excerpt: It ends lusciously, with warming spices, chocolate, and oak. Read Full Review Raided Score: 82 Publication: Whiskey Consensus Excerpt: This is really good bourbon, but one must question the cost because for just a few dollars more one can buy a Russell’s Reserve store pick that is 110 Proof, non-chill filtered, AND twice the size. Read Full Review Raided Score: 96 Publication: Drinkhacker Excerpt: In the opinion of this humble whiskey reviewer, if W.B. Saffell doesn’t excite bourbon lovers about the Whiskey Barons Collection then nothing will. Read Full Review Raided Score: 90 Publication: Whiskey Raiders Excerpt: I’m a real big fan of this. Sure, it’s not M20, but I think it’s pretty darn good for what it is. I liked Ripy and others, but I think this is my favorite Barons release to date. Read Full Review
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This is the third release in Campari's Whiskey Barons collection - a line of releases in 375 formats produced by Wild Turkey, but independently released by Campari. Let's dive in.
Sweet cream, orange peel, nice pepper character. Toffee, oak structure, some maple. Faint tobacco.
Medium to thick mouth feel, sweet toffee. Maple, oak, pepper. Tobacco, some orange peel.
Short to medium in length, some pepper. Sweet cream, toffee and a nice oak structure.
I’m a real big fan of this. Sure, it’s not M20, but I think it’s pretty darn good for what it is. I liked Ripy and others, but I think this is my favorite Barons release to date.
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