Whisky 2018 – 193-194 – Citizen Public House, Boston

193 – Whistle Pig Straight Rye 10 years single barrel for Citizen Public House 59.4%*
Nose – prunes, figs, toffee, grape juice, stewed rhubarb, dark chocolate
Palate – vanilla ice cream, figs, prunes, great integrated spice, cherries, loads of cream, tomato paste
Finish – cream, rhubarb, custard, red liquorice

194 – Russell’s Reserve Kentucky Straight Bourbon for Citizen Public House
Nose – peach ice tea, vanilla, caramel, Chicos, milk chocolate, maple syrup, raspberry leaf
Palate – peaches, cream, brandy snaps, grape vine, cream, coffee, toffee, orange zest
Finish – cream, chlorine and Xmas spices

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Whisky 2016 – 5-6

5 – High West Rendezvous Rye Batch 14F17
Crushed ants, milk chocolate, raspberry lollies, vanilla, marshmallows. Raspberry lollies, musk sticks, my Nan’s whipped cream (full of vanilla essence and airy). Water is no help here, slight watermelon note comes into play.

6 – Whistlepig Straight Rye 10 Years
Bananas lollies, brown sugar, raspberry, vanilla pudding, watermelon (this is stuck in my head). Woody palate, deep dark sugar, weak maple syrup, raspberry and raspberry leaves.