Creator, producer, editor & host of the Bartender Journey Podcast. Also, professional Bartender.
ABV: 55.45 %
Color: Amber to Orange
Nose: Strong alcohol right away. Chestnuts. Stone Fruit - Plums, Fresh Cut Wood, (smells like a beautiful brand new Bar!) Rugged Leather, Fresh Herb or Grass.
Taste: Toast. Burnt Orange Peel. Peach Pie.
Mouthfeel: Luscious. Silky. Refined.
Finish: Strong alcohol. Carmel. Toasted Oak.
Impressions: Wonderful and sophisticated Bourbon. Adding a little water makes this a delightful drink. Too bad the bottle will run out eventually!
This bottle is Bill Samuels Jr.'s Private Select and is hand signed by him.
Take a listen to my chat with Jane Bowie, Maturation Specialist at Maker's Mark as we discuss Maker's history, the Barrel Select program and Bourbon in General.
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