Old Hermitage (1916/1926)
Added on Thursday, Dec 5, 2013 at 01:59 PM
  Age: 10 yrs Type: American
  Vintage: 1916 Subtype: Bourbon
  ABV: 50.00 % Region: Kentucky
  Price: N/A Availability: Collectors Only
Distilled 1916     Bottled 1926     W.A. Gaines, Hermitage Distillery, #4 7th district KY
Member Ratings and Notes

Nose: Delicate butterscotch notes
Palate: Dry and earthy with almost a Cognac like rancio, then sweeter burnt sugar notes
Finish: Earthy with a touch of mint


This one has a nice balance and complexity to it. 



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Regal, rich, deep, oaked, bourbony bourbon. Whatever they were doing at this distillery, I don't think anyone is doing it anymore. Great stuf with good depth. The drawback here is that the finish becomes too spiritous after time, it would be amazing stuff without that. 
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