The Schtick: This is a private selection of a Copper and Kings Pheonix Barrel. Using old sherry barrels to stoke fire for recharring old barrels, C&K finishes their brandy for a period of time. Selected by Bourbon and Rye Society, this should be an interesting one. Let’s dive in.
Distiller: Copper & Kings
Bottler: Copper & Kings
Selection: Bourbon And Rye Society
ABV: 63% ABV
Nose: Plum, oak, tobacco, rich sweetness. Blackberry, molasses, currant.
Taste: Thick, rich and sweet. Syrupy, powerful. Pipe tobacco, oak, currant. Syrupy blackberry, cocoa, vanilla, rich concord grape. Figs, dates.
Finish: Long, rich and powerful. Oaky, blended with sweet syrupy fruits and cocoa.
Overall: Powerful, complex, a total winner.
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1 | Disgusting | So bad I poured it out.
2 | Poor | I wouldn’t consume by choice.
3 | Bad | Multiple flaws.
4 | Sub-par | Not bad, but many things I’d rather have.
5 | Good | Good, just fine.
6 | Very Good | A cut above.
7 | Great | Well above average
8 | Excellent | Really quite exceptional.
9 | Incredible | An all time favorite
10 | Perfect | Perfect