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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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  • Wednesday, 08 February 2023 14:18

    Manhattan Project: Experiment #78

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    Location: Carrileufu River Lodge, Patagonia, Argentina

    Date: January 2023

    Price: All inclusive Lodge

    Recipe: 2 parts Jim beam, 1 part Antica vermouth

    Garnish: Twist of orange peel

    Served: Rocks

    Comments: Heavy on orange peel made up for lack of bitters available in bar but then I missed sweeetness of cherry.

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