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London Distillery LV 1767 Edition

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London Distillery LV 1767 Edition

54.3% ABV, 100% Rye and aged for 1400 days

Nose: Black cherry, plum, Cadbury Fruit and Nut with biscuit

Taste: Sweet, chocolate, coffee and more fruit

Finish: Peppermint and oak bitterness. Slight grain note indicative of youth

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  • Monday, 02 November 2015 11:38

    Manhattan Project: Experiment #2

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    Location: JW Marriott, Juhu, Mumbai, Reflections Bar

    Date: November 2015

    Price: $11.49 (753 Rupee)

    Recipe: Not observed but bar tender told me used Canadian Club

    Garnish: Maraschino cherry

    Served: Up

    Comments: Nice and cold on the larger side.  Use of Canadian Club meant it was less sweet than one made with bourbon.  Good one.   

    What is this about? Check out  http://www.somanywhiskies.com/item/749-the-manhattan-project-ii

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