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Michter's US*1 Small Batch Bourbon

Overall rating
84.50/100
votes
2
Category
American Whiskey
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottled
2019
Casknumber
L19D724
Strength
45.7 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
22 Mar 2020 10:12 pm by maltaholic

Average value

€ 50.00

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Whisky Reviews for Michter's US*1 Small Batch Bourbon

2 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 84.50 points

  1. WhiskyLovingPianist scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    https://whiskylovingpianist.wordpress.com/2020/05/05/ourwhisky-virtual-whisky-festival-1/

    Originally known as Shenk’s Distillery, when Lou Foreman took over, he created the Michter’s brand by combining his two son’s names – Michael and Peter. The distillery is now known as Michter’s

    N: If I’d been told this was whisky, I’d have rolled my ‘god damn, not more ex-bourbon cask-driven contemporary Scotch nonsense’ eyes, but then I got myself in check and remembered Dave C Smith’s ‘terrible champagne, great prosecco’ lesson [WLP]. Of what I’ve tried of Michter’s, it’s their bourbon that shines the most and I simply marvel at the consistency of quality. Instantly there’s that Kentucky fungal depth with a biscuit sponge sweetness. That’ll pretty much do it for now. Enjoy, dive on in.

    T: This is delicious varnish-light, soft-rich small-batch pot still corn whiskey, the cask not dominating at all. “A soft hug”, as Andrea says, is right –  a soft-yet-firm perfect straight-ahead article with a perfect sour touch.

    F: Gentle and balanced finish.

    C: Unwavering [affordable] excellence.

  2. maltaholic scored this whisky 84 points Connoisseur

    Michter's Small Batch Bourbon, L19D724, 45.7%

    Very aromatic.
    Wood, the typical sweetness, meadow, grass.

    Very strong in the mouth.
    No longer sweet, the wood notes, honey, a light spice predominate.

    Really good!

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