The Schtick: This is a bourbon that is contract distilled and bottled by Big Bottom in Oregon. It is listed as a straight bourbon, is 3 years old and is bottled at 45.5% ABV. It features a 36% rye mashbill.
This is day 5 in the Craft Whiskey Crackdown. It’s heating up again. Hoo baby.
Distiller: Undisclosed Contract Distiller
Bottler: Big Bottom (Oregon)
ABV: 45.5% ABV
Age: 3 Years
Nose: Apples, vanilla, peach, caramel, faint oak
Taste: Thin, no heat. Corn, caramel, apple pie
Finish: Short, harsh, caramel, pears, pepper
Overall: No sign of young craft garbage notes. Not super complex, and rough, but way better than most craft 3 yr products
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