Indiana Straight Bourbon Whiskey
Peggy Noe Stevens – 8.1
Nose: Vanilla and cinnamon granola. Honey. Hints of wood with pine nut accents. Ginger snaps. Fennel.
Palate: Crisp structure with brown sugar. Spice behind the sweetness of candied apple. Banana crème pie.
Finish: Lingering earthy flavors are present, ending with a touch of spearmint and
Comments: Quiet strength speaks to the finish and enjoyment of this Bourbon.
Susan Reigler – 8.7
Nose: Multigrain cereal with vanilla, sweet mint, some baking spice.
Palate: Vanilla and caramel. The baking spice is joined by dark fruit, raisins, ripe sour cherries, dates, notes of bitter dark chocolate.
Finish: Very long with spiced tannins. Pepper fades to leave a lingering warmth without being hot.
Comments: A splash of water is vital to access the different flavor layers are revealed. Instead of mingling, they appear successively.