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TREACLE BUNS IN A SAWMILL
The first Bourbon to be released by the Canadian SMWS branch, this 2 year old hails from Arkansas, is at 54.3% and is from a new charred oak barrel
Flavour profile: Spicy & sweet
Outturn: 221 bottles
Panel's tasting note: "The nose engulfed us with drifts of molasses and thuds of wood (toasted oak, cinnamon) summarized by one comment – ‘Treacle buns in a sawmill’; brighter colours in the rainbow of sweetness included honey, raspberry pop-tarts and banana loaf. Adding water magically drew out the bakery element (Danish pastries with apricot jam and cherry, croissant with marmalade) and the aromatics (Christmas spice Yankee candles, pot-pourri, pumpkin pie). The palate, unsurprisingly, was hugely sweet (vanilla pod sugar, corn candies, blueberry muffins, pancakes smothered in boysenberry syrup) but all neatly balanced by grape seed and dried cranberry tartness and warming wood-derived spices."
Drinking tip: "With an all-day breakfast which, of course, must include pancakes
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