It’s very young, but has a satisfying complexity and depth that is surprising at this age and price-point.
The 11.5% rye is the source of the Szechuan heat and spice, but it somehow has no rough edges and is very nicely balanced with the sweet vanilla notes from the virgin American oak.
It has a thicker than standard mouthfeel, but it's distinctly different from the waxy Clynelish or the gumminess of Craigellachie.
If you're a bourbon drinker who likes scotch, try this.
If you're a scotch drinker who likes bourbon, try this
Brown Sugar, vanilla and allspice. Chocolate covered maraschino cherries, candied citrus, cloves, Wrigley’s juicy fruit.
Molasses, Maple syrup, chewy caramel, cardamom pods, Szechuan pepper
Long, candied almonds and tingling heat