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Woodford Reserve Distillers Select Straight Rye

This bottle was labelled #3031 from Batch 0887 and bottled at 45.2% ABV.  The nose was very nice, herbal tea with mint and sweet vanilla notes.  The mouthfeel is fresh, light and oily, bittersweet on palate with more vanilla, candy, black coffee and dark chocolate.  The finish has peppermint, wood and grassy rye notes.  With water it gets sweeter, even honeyed, while heat builds in the finish with chilli spiced dark chocolate.  Overall very delicious; a light and subtle of straight rye.

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  • Tuesday, 11 October 2022 21:29

    Manhattan Project: Experiment #74

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    Location: Beagans 1806 cocktails

    Date: September 2022

    Price: $16.99 for 6 = $2.81 per can

    Recipe: Manhattan in a can

    Garnish: None

    Served: Rocks

    Comments: Very good value but needed help.  I added a shot of Makers Mark and it improved signficantly.

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

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    George Dickel No. 12

    The nose is fresh and fruity, oranges, candy sweetness and some toasted oak (or is that the sugar maple charcoal?) as well.  The taste is smooth and mellow (well it has been mellowed by filtration through charcoal) and has notes of over ripe banana, caramel, vanilla, rye and even some spice which turns into mint for a clean finish.  Really lives up to the name of a "Tennessee sipping whisky".  If you have tried Jack Daniel's and it didn't quite float your baot (my JD boat sank like the Titanic).... try this one.  It truly changed my perspective on Tennessee whisky.