Bourbon Reviews, Distillery News and Information
From Woodford Reserve:
Woodford Reserve is excited to release its limited-edition Woodford Reserve Batch Proof – this year bottled at 123.6 proof.
Fueled by Master Distiller Chris Morris’ vision and Woodford Reserve’s commitment to innovation and craftsmanship, this year’s Batch Proof takes Woodford Reserve’s trademark flavor range of sweet vanilla and toasted oak to a whole new level, offering a taste of Woodford Reserve in its purest form. Blending and bottling the whiskey straight from the barrel delivers notes of rich raisin and spicy leather character, followed by a long finish of malty sweetness. Look for Woodford Reserve Master’s Collection Batch Proof Bourbon at your favorite retailer soon.
From the Woodford Reserve Website:
Batch Proof is a highly limited offering from Woodford Reserve, crafted from a select batch of barrels. This limited edition, Proprietary Batch of Woodford Reserve is bottled at 123.6 proof. Woodford Reserve Batch Proof is crafted using the same grain bill and process as Woodford Reserve Bourbon. Batch Proof takes the complex range of sweet aromatics, fruit, spice, wood, and grain that has become the Woodford Reserve trademark to a whole new level.
TASTING NOTES (from Woodford Reserve)
APPEARANCE: Rich chestnut.
NOSE: Dried cranberry and raisin fruit spiced with sandalwood, clove, aged leather, a hint of spearmint and a dusting of cocoa and dark chocolate to add to its deep character.
TASTE: Rich raisin and brown sugar sweetness balanced with a spicy leather character atop a rich layer of oak, almond and cedarwood notes.
FINISH: A long finish of raisin fruit and malty sweetness.
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