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Winchester Straight Bourbon

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  • Distiller:

    TerrePURE

  • Bottler:

    TerrePURE

  • ABV:

    45%

  • Age:

    2 Years

  • Price:
    $$$$$
  • Raided Score: 65
  • Publication: Whiskey Raiders
  • Excerpt: For the love of God, pass on Winchester.
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  • Raided Score: 60
  • Publication: Drinkhacker
  • Excerpt: The palate is simplistic and dull, relying heavily on elements of barrel char and bacon and returning to a raw alcohol character on the finish. A dusting of ash here gives the whiskey a particularly unpleasant bent.
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  • Raided Score: 89
  • Publication: Wine Enthusiast
  • Excerpt: It has an amber hue with golden highlights, and gently sweet flavors of vanilla and honey, dried apricot, raisin, baked apple and nutmeg.
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  • Intro:

    This is a Total Wine house brand that is sourced from TerrePURE in the Carolinas - a company that "hyper ages" distills products by attempting to age them faster than conventionally possible using a proprietary method. They claim that this process will revolutionize the industry by providing producers with products that are comparable to well aged bourbons and ryes, in just a fraction of that time. Let's see how it is.

  • Nose:

    Musty, caramel, pepper, clove, cardboard, still fake and sweet

  • Taste:

    Oats, musty, clove, caramel, some body

  • Finish:

    Short, very hot, musty and fake, caramel

  • Overall:

    For the love of God, pass on Winchester.

  • Score:

    2

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  • Our in house critic rates spirits on a scale of 0-10 (10 best) and is aggregated the same as external sources
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