Highest Rated

Pappy Van Winkle’s Family Reserve 23yr  •  2/26/2015  •  5.0

Dark Amber color Indian spices on the nose - cumin, curry, pepper Opens up to vanilla and then caramel apple pie Tobacco on the palette, nice structure and spice

Armagnac Tenareze Hors D'Age  •  1/29/2015  •  5.0

Brown sugar, maple syrup or molasses, apple, reminds me of thanksgiving (cooking spice with apple notes). Very complex, layered profile. Changes in the glass; clean, pleasant finish.

Old Weller Antique  •  2/26/2015  •  4.0

Golden color. Caramel and brown sugar on the nose, Dr. Pepper, after some time I get Werthers caramel candy, some tropic fruits like toasted coconut or grilled pineapple, maybe Cherry Coke.

Lowest Rated

Orphan Barrel Forged Oak 15 Year Bourbon  •  5/28/2015  •  3.0

Chalk, super vanilla, caramel, nose; beeswax, spicy, pepper, cocoa on the palate; a bit too candy sweet on the palate with a viscous mouthfeel

Chateau de Laubade X.O. Armagnac (2015 Tasting)  •  1/29/2015  •  3.0

XO, cherry coca-cola, golden raisins, maraschino nose. Wood on the palate, tobacco, oak. Long finish / char comes through. Red, syrupy/viscous character.

Orphan Barrel Barterhouse 20 Year Bourbon  •  5/28/2015  •  3.5

Old schoolhouse smell, chalkboard, brown sugar, on the nose; crisp mouthfeel, cigar, dark chocolate, bitter/spice


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