Review #858 – Privateer Distiller’s Drawer Single Cask: Thief and Hammer

Review #858 | /r/Rum Review #37 – Privateer Distiller’s Drawer Single Cask: Thief and Hammer

The Schtick: This is another named single barrel, bottled at cask strength, as part of the Distiller’s Drawers releases at Privateer distilling in Ipswitch, MA.


Distiller: Privateer (Ipswitch, MA)

Bottler: Privateer

Barrel: P109

ABV: 55.1% ABV

Bottle: One of 249 Produced

Batch: #11

Age: NAS


Nose: Really rich melon, cinnamon buns, faintly funky fruits. Molasses, almost a rich cheese note.

Taste: Medium mouth feel, rich caramel. Molasses. Sweet and creamy, faint bananas foster. Mild heat, very in check.

Finish: Long, sweet and rich. No plastic-y notes here. Honey, faintly fruity, lots of maple, oak and tobacco.

Overall: I really enjoyed this. Rich, complex, hits a lot of notes I enjoy and the proof and finish are significant improvement over other releases.

Thanks for reading!

Rank: 6


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