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Shenk's Homestead Sour Mash Whiskey Review

Tasting Notes & Ratings

Expert Rating: 88Highly Rated Bourbon Ratings Key

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Distillery Tasting Notes

Made by Michters Distillery LLC ~ Michters Distillery

APPEARANCE: Dark amber. NOSE: Notes of burnt orange peel set against rich crème brulee. PALATE: Luxurious mouthfeel with warm baking spices and hints of cardamom upfront. Followed by honeyed oak with a touch of cherry. FINISH: Substantial and long lasting with some spice.

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Details

Proof: 91.2
Alcohol by volume (ABV): 45.6%
Aged: At least 3 years
Mash Bill: Undisclosed
Retail (MSRP): Provide this info

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Reviews by the People of Shenk's Homestead Sour Mash Whiskey

 

86 Highly Rated Bourbon Shenk's Homestead Sour Mash Whiskey 2022 Review. An Elegant Second Pour

Mark Pringle - I was slightly underwhelmed when I first reviewed Shenk's Homestead Sour Mash Whiskey 2022. Many seasoned bourbon enthusiasts swore by Shenk's, but on my first pour, it did not live up to the hype. Much to my pleasure, the second and subsequent po...Read More

80 Highly Rated Bourbon Shenk's Homestead Sour Mash Whiskey 2022 Review

Mark Pringle - I hesitated to buy Shenk's Homestead 2022 Release, Kentucky Sour Mash Whiskey, because of the proof level. I struggle with most whiskeys under 100 proof. Because of this, Shenk's, being 91.2 proof, was fighting an uphill battle. It was going to ta...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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