Overall Character: Potpourri: Floral, fruity, and sweet. | Nose: Pear, mashed fruit, chlorine, and roses. Overall, like an artificially scented air freshner. | Palate: I can barely taste the rye. It’s very floral and fruity, with some chocolate. Again, it’s… Continue reading "Dickel Collaboration Blend – Leopold Bros’ Three Chamber Rye"
Overall Character: Spicy, bitter and burnt caramel | Nose: Nutty, woody, caramel, cinnamon, glazed donut | Palate: spicy as soon as it hits the tongue. Bitter tannins, charred hay, burnt caramel, toasted bread, and sweet pastries mixed in | Finish… Continue reading "Thomas H. Handy 2022"
Overall Character: Simple, strong spicy and sweet, but mostly spicy. | Nose: Marzipan, butterscotch, fudge, nutmeg and some sweet berries with feint cocoa. | Palate: Spicy and surprisingly simple. Not as sweet as the nose at all, but a nice balance of… Continue reading "Michter’s Barrel Strength Rye 2015"