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Saturday, October 31, 2020

High N'Wicked The Honorable Bourbon



High N'Wicked The Honorable Bourbon 12 Year Old...$84.99
Compare to $99.99 at Total Wine and More (not listed in STL)
The Honorable
HNW No. 1 – Straight Bourbon Whiskey Finished in Ex-Cabernet Barrels
Aged 12 Years: 11.8 yrs in New White Oak #4 Char + 4 months in Ex-California Cabernet Wine Barrels
Mash Bill: 84% Corn, 8% Rye, 8% Malt

45% ABV (90 Proof)
Non-Chill Filtered (Some cloudiness may occur)

High n’ Wicked, based in Jackson, Wyoming, was formed to present and develop unique American whiskies – releasing singular expressions annually that it deems worthy of its name.

“The Honorable” is its first limited edition release. A 12 year old, 90 proof, Tennessee Straight Bourbon Whiskey finished for four months in Ex-California cabernet barrels.

Cases Released: 1,332 9L Cases – August 2020

Still: Column / Continuous

Entry / Exit: Barrel Entry – 115 Proof; Barrel Exit – 107.1 Proof

Aroma: Rich and Assertive – Dark cherries, redcurrants, dried orange peel, cacao nibs, toffee, dried apricots and a touch of cedar / cigar humidor

Palate: Layered and full, with subtle complexities – red fruits and citrus on the open, evolving into ruby red grapefruit, cherries, cranberries, dried goji berries, and spearmint with hints of dark cocoa, leather and subtle baking spice notes – clove and allspice at the close. Finishes dry, full, and evolves in the glass. Silky and slightly tannic mouthfeel, inviting for the next sip.

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