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)
ABV: 55.1% ABV
Bottle: One of 249 Produced
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.
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Other Privateer Expressions I Have Reviewed:
- Privateer Navy Yard
- Privateer Distiller’s Drawer Single Cask: The Iron Dram
- Privateer Distiller’s Drawer Single Cask: Harvest Nectar