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Orphan Barrel Rhetoric 22 Years Old Bourbon Review

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Expert Rating: 79

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Distillery Tasting Notes

Diageo PLC ~ Diageo

Beginning with hints of toasted grains, cherries and oak wood, Rhetoric 22-Year-Old tastes of toasted oak, dark chocolate with ripe banana and baking spices of clove and anise. The finish is long and woody ending with dark chocolate notes.

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Proof: 90.4
Alcohol by volume (ABV): 45.2%
Aged: 22 years
Mash Bill: 86% Corn, 8% Malted Barley, and 6% Rye
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Ratings Key

Ratings breakdown based on a 100 point scale.

  • 100 Unsurpassable (The GOAT)
  • 95-99 Exceptional
  • 90-94 Excellent
  • 85-89 Great
  • 80-84 Good
  • 75-79 Above Average
  • 70-74 Average
  • 65-69 Below Average. Mixer, at best
  • 60-64 Bad
  • 50-59 Drain Pour
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