Barrell Bourbon Cask Finish Series: Mizunara Review

Tasting Notes & Ratings

Expert Rating: TBD

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Distillery Tasting Notes

Made by Barrell Craft Spirits LLC ~ Barrell Craft Spirits

Nose: Starts with a burst of strawberry, golden raisin, amontillado sherry, and a touch of sawdust. Then sweeter notes of honey, vanilla, sugar cookie, and white peach appear, followed by cocoa, cherry, oiled leather, toasted corn, and palo santo. Palate: The palate is viscous with herbaceous notes of lemongrass, star anise, and peppermint striking first. Honey, sweet cornbread, and dates appear followed by galangal and a woodsy note. Finish: Spearmint, palo santo, lime zest, and ginger.

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Additional Notes

BLEND COMPONENTS: Indiana: 6, 7, & 9 years old. Kentucky: 8 years old. Tennessee: 8 & 14 years old.


Proof: 115.52
Alcohol by volume (ABV): 57.76%
Aged: 6 years
Mash Bill: 76% Corn, 20% Rye, and 4% Malted Barley (Derived)
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84 Highly Rated Bourbon Barrell Bourbon Cask Finish Series: Mizunara Review

Mark Pringle - Barrell Craft Spirits does it again by releasing a Japanese Mizunara Oak-finished bourbon blend at 116.42 proof and aged at least six years. You may remember that Barrell's fantastic Vantage release uses bourbon aged in Mizunara Oak. But what is Mizun...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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