George Dickel K&L Exclusive 9 Year Old Single Barrel 04F29 L56-6-20 Tennessee Whiskey 750ml (ships as 1.5L)

SKU #1161047

(NOTE: This bottle will ship as a 1.5 L size bottle due to its size) Production methods really haven't changed at George Dickel distillery since 1959, nor have the practices -- they've been making old-fashioned Tennessee whiskey from corn the only way they know how. That's why when Dickel announced they would begin doing a single barrel program with retailers we were amazed (and excited). Just like with Bourbon, corn is the main component for Tennessee whiskey and is important in particular because of Dickel's 84% corn mashbill that results in a full-bodied, creamy sweetness that sets it apart from its Kentucky brethren. It also passes very slowly though charcoal after distillation, allowing it to pull out all the impurities they don't want in the whiskey, resulting in a soft, mellow, and smooth spirit. But now imagine all that sweet corn richness from a single barrel at 103 proof! Barrel L 56-6-20 brings more spice and barrel richness than sweet corn, however, and explodes into a barrage of mint, anise, cinnamon, and herbaceous goodness -- all without sacrificing the inherent creaminess. This is the exact profile that Bourbon fans are lamenting the loss of these days -- that bold spice that's equally matched by barrel richness. The finish is all burnt vanilla and creme brulee. YUM!!!! (David Driscoll, K&L Spirits Buyer)

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By: GBrough | Review Date: 12/27/2014
Fantastic, it stands up to some of the finer scotch and bourbons I own. There are times where I have buyer's regret when buying whisk(e)y and for once I am not feeling it.Nose: Oak, Vanilla, Caramel, Burned Sugar. Palate: Sweet corn, strong oak, vanilla, burned sugar, custard, mint, anise very herbal like described in the information given.Finish: Oak, burnt sugar, custard, mint, cinnamon.
Drink from 2014 to 2014

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