Charbay S (D&M)
Added on Monday, Jan 6, 2014 at 09:11 AM
  Bottler: Charbay
  Age: N/A Type: American
  Vintage: N/A Subtype: Other
  ABV: 49.50 % Region: California
  Price: $70 Availability: Specialty Stores
Lot S 211A, bottled for D&M in San Francisco.  This was the first release of this whiskey, distilled from Bear Republic Big Bear Black Stout and aged around 20 months.
Member Ratings and Notes
The nose is hoppy and very beer like, like nosing a stout with lots of rich malt character. The palate is lighter than I would have expected, with hops and spice. The spice on the stout is more akin to baking spices like clove and ginger, similar to some of the notes in a rye whiskey. Toward the end of the palate it has sweet vanilla notes which trail off in to the finish.
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