Angel's Envy Cask Strength
Added on Monday, Mar 10, 2014 at 08:38 AM
  Bottler: Louisville Distilling Co.
  Age: N/A Type: American
  Vintage: N/A Subtype: Bourbon
  ABV: 61.50 % Region: Kentucky
  Price: $150 Availability: Specialty Stores
Bourbon finished in port casks.
Member Ratings and Notes
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The nose is very similar to the regular Angel's Envy with sweet corn notes and some chemical notes. The palate starts out with nice caramel but it quickly develops a burning plastic note, sort of similar to sulfur that you'd get in a sherried malt (maybe the port barrels were sulfur treated?). It's quite hot and needs a dash of water, but even then, that burning chemical note is quite strong and off-putting. After taking notes, I looked at Tim Read's review on Scotch & Ice Cream, and he describes the off note as a hair salon smell which is a perfect description; it's like burning hair.

 

[Batch 20] 

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