The American single malt whiskey is then aged in new charred American oak barrels, before being transferred to barrels which previously held Hillrock bourbon. Finally it is finished in a combination of ex-Olorosso and Pedro Ximenez barrels before bottling. Total age time is said to be around six years. Whereas our review some years ago came from barrel 8, we are up to barrel 29 for this 2019 go around.
Initial bursts of baked bread, spices, gingerbread, molasses and toffee that evolve into marzipan, sugar cookies, molasses, and black pepper. A miid finish that is a bitter bitter and sweet at the same time.