Review #51 - Stagg Jr. Batch #9
Nose: Light brown sugar, saddle leather, caramel, hu hong mao feng tea, dried orange peel.
Palate: Caramel, oak, a bit of burnt cherry, black pepper. It's hot, I'm really feeling the prrof on this one.
Finish: Long. Pepper, caramel, dark chocolate, burnt sugar.
Verdict: This is overall quite good. It's hot, but the depth of flavor is so big. I wish it had a little less burnt and tannic flavors and a little more sweet to balance it all out, but I like this.
Would I buy this: I still feel Stagg Jr. and ECBP are the best values in bourbon around. I absolutely would.
Would I order this in a bar: Yes, definitely. A nice long sipper at the bar.
Would I drink this if someone gave me a glass: Absolutely! But slowly.