Review #508. Chicago Stouted Whiskey

Review #508 | /r/Bourbon Review #290 – Chicago Distilling Company: Stouted Whiskey

The Schtick: This is a craft expression from Chicago Distilling company using a stout mashbill


Distiller: Chicago Distilling Company

Bottler: Chicago Distilling Company

ABV: 46% ABV

Source: Sample


Nose: Green, caramel, big stout notes. Lactic sour milk, wet carboard, ethanol. Smells hot

Taste: Thin, sweet and very green. This is very young tasting. Prickly ethanol, wet cardboard. Cereal grains. Harsh wood. The stout notes are here but they don’t integrate well with the whiskey

Finish: Short, hot and oddly lactic, stout notes are rich here. Not in a great way.

Overall: Funky, hot, young. That’s it, lets move on. Get me out of here.

Thanks for reading!

Rank: 2


Decoded:

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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