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Evan Williams 23 Year Old

Absolutely Smashing!

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@MaltActivistReview by @MaltActivist

16th Mar 2014

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  • Nose
    24
  • Taste
    24
  • Finish
    23
  • Balance
    23
  • Overall
    94

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This is Part 3/5 of a recent Heaven Hill tasting I attended where I tried five bourbons. I also had the chance to meet their international representative Mr. Henry Joe.


I've realized I managed to get quite lucky during my initial purchase period as a whisky drinker. I don't know why I chose to invest in this 23 year old class act but so glad that I did.

Nose: A lovely clove marmalade on burnt toast with a side of caramel marchiato dusted with sweet cocoa powder. One of the finest noses I have ever come across.

Palate: Strong and creamy hot. Lots of dark chocolate, raisins and plums with a hint of cherries. I remember the first time I ever tried this bourbon - it literally evaporated off my tongue onto my palate. One of the strangest experiences I've ever had.

Finish: Seductively long with a woody cinnamon sprinkle.

This is an absolute beaut of a drink and re-affirms my faith in this world class distillery.

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