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Barrell Bourbon Batch 33 Review

Tasting Notes & Ratings

Expert Rating: TBD

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Distillery Tasting Notes

Made by Barrell Craft Spirits LLC ~ Barrell Craft Spirits

Nose: Pear, lemon meringue, and shoofly pie set the stage for a bourbon deftly balanced between freshness and maturity. A bouquet of jasmine, nasturtium, and dandelion speak to a youthful exuberance, while peppermint and gentian root depict an oak barrel just creeping in. A gentle savory character expands into edamame, macadamia nut, and mesquite smoke. Palate: Champagne, applesauce, and candied grapefruit peel show ample maturity without an excessive oak. The baking spice character is dialed up slightly, exhibiting cocoa powder, allspice, star anise, and juniper. Finish: A burst of heat rides a wave of minerals across the palate that include limestone, beach sand, and salt-water taffy. Geranium, elderflower, and chamomile reinforce the nose’s bouquet. The finish fades to the slightly bitter prickle of returning gentian root and lime peel, wiping the palate clean.

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Additional Notes

A blend of 5, 6, 7, and 9-year-old barrels aged in American white oak barrels and bottled in Kentucky.

Details

Proof: 116.6
Alcohol by volume (ABV): 58.3%
Aged: 5, 6, 7, and 9-years
Mash Bill: Undisclosed
Retail (MSRP): $79.99

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Mark Pringle - Barrell Bourbon Batch 33 review. Barrell has upped their straight bourbon game, at least for my palate. Admittedly, I am a huge Barrell fan, but I have not been overly enthusiastic about Barrell’s non-cask finished whiskeys (straight bourb...Read More

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Ratings Key

Ratings breakdown based on a 100 point scale.

  • 90-100 Exceptional
  • 80-89 Very Good
  • 70-79 Average
  • 60-69 Below Average
  • 50-60 Drain Pour
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