Pappy Van Winkle: Family Reserve 20 Year (American Bourbon: 20 Year: 45.2% ABV)
Visual: A dark burnished bronzed gold.
Viscosity: A slow intermittent descending sheet.
Nose: Black pepper. Honeycomb. Rye bread. Light charcoal touches. Chives.
Body: Pepper. Strong oak. Maple syrup and pancakes., Slight orange liquore. Rye bread. Water makes sweeter with more maple syrup and the addition of slight custard.
Finish: Dry. Oaken and pepper filled. Rye bread. Water adds treacle and makes the finish last even longer. Vanilla ... read more