Four Roses 16 y Single Barrel OBSV 16
Added on Monday, Oct 15, 2012 at 07:46 PM
  Bottler: Four Roses
  Age: 16 yrs Type: American
  Vintage: N/A Subtype: Bourbon
  ABV: 54.70 % Region: Kentucky
  Price: N/A Availability: Collectors Only

Distillery gift shop exclusive 2012 bottling, price $60.  Barrel 78-3A, Warehouse QS

Member Ratings and Notes
There's a huge rye kick on the nose which melts into a vanilla extract. The palate is surprisingly fruity. I get pineapple and then a hint of rye which fades into the finish, but the more I drink, the more those rye notes emerge, like when you eat a chili mango paleta and it mostly tastes like mango but then the chili creeps up on you. There are even some of the vague sandalwood notes that I detect in those old Pennsylvania ryes. The finish has a light chocolate note. The more I drink this one, the more I like it. Even though this is six years older than the usual Four Roses Single Barrel, it doesn't have much in the way of wood.
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