Review #563. Four Roses Private Selection OBSK BB Selection

Review #563 | /r/Bourbon Review #314 – Four Roses Private Selection OBSK B&B Selection

The Schtick: Four Roses releases single barrels of a specific recipe at cask strength as their private pick program.

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Distiller: Four Roses

Bottler: Four Roses

ABV: 55.5% ABV

Age: 9 years 9 months

Source: Sample

Additional Info: Barrel ME-25-2B
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Nose: Herbal pepper, caramel, butterscotch, big vanilla

Taste: Cinnamon, allspice, vanilla, caramel, pepper, herbal oakiness

Finish: Long, spicy peppery oak. Caramel and allspice.

Overall: Good but way too peppery/spicy/herbal for my tastes. The nose was majestic though.

Thanks for reading!

Rank: 5

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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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