Review #512 | /r/Bourbon Review #294 – Four Roses Private Selection – The Wine and Cheese Place OBSQ
The Schtick: This is a single recipe from Four Roses bottled at cask strength.
Distiller: Four Roses
Bottler: Four Roses
ABV: 62.3% ABV
Age: 9 Years, 5 Months
Source: Bottle, Purchased
Nose: Honey, brown sugar, maple and clove. Lots of cocoa and pepper also. Earthy tobacco.
Taste: Thick and rich. Coats well. Maple, pepper and cocoa are abundant here. Faint oak, big caramel and a little heat. This is a bruiser ABV here but it’s delicious and impressively rich.
Finish: Long, some faint bitterness. Cocoa, a little oak, lots of maple, pepper and caramel.
Overall: Unique and bold. Delicious. OBSQ continues to impress.
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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