Review #1335 – High West Midwinters Night Dram Act 5 Scene 4

The Schtick: This is the fifth iteration of High Wests annual blend of straight ryes finished in port barrels. Let’s see how it is.

Review #1335 | Rye Review #597

Distiller: Various

Bottler: High West

Selection: N/A

ABV: 49.3% ABV

Age: NAS

Nose: Fresh baked bread, honey, wine, berries and new make. Ethanol.

Taste: Medium mouth feel, some heat. Toffee, clove, copper penny. allspice, faint blackberry. Vanilla bean. lightly malty.

Finish: Long but hot and sweet. Lots of berry, new make, clove and pepper.

Overall: Not bad, but malty, a bit of new make and the ol berry.

Thanks for reading!

Rank: 4

10 Most Recent Various Expressions I Have Reviewed:



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

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