Excerpt: Honestly, overall this is quite pleasant. It lacks body and a big, boisterous mouthfeel, but It's easy to enjoy, it's got enough complexity to be interesting, and the finish overcomes the lack of pizzaz on the palate.
Excerpt: Give this bourbon a few minutes and maybe a splash of water, though, and it changes. In the second wave, I found plum, pipe smoke, and soft, supple leather. It mellowed out nicely, in other words. Finally – and interestingly – I discovered a medium-long finish of Ben & Jerry’s Cherry Garcia ice cream.
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Sourced for Yellowstone and finished in Amarone wine casks, this is 2021's Limited Edition from the Lux Row owned brand. It retails at $99.
Sweet caramel, honeycomb, toffee and a good deal of vanilla and berry sweetness.
Medium moutfheel, faintly astringent, some red berry and apple pie. Big toffee notes, an enjoyable amount of tannin and oak here. Cinnamon, apple strudel, cocoa and a touch of wine character. Huge maraschino cherry note. Undecided on if it helps or hurts.
Long finish, sweet cream, honey, toffee, waffle batter and a touch of pepper and oak.
Honestly, overall this is quite pleasant. It lacks body and a big, boisterous mouthfeel, but It's easy to enjoy, it's got enough complexity to be interesting, and the finish overcomes the lack of pizzaz on the palate.
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