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Reviews for 2019

September 2019 - Best Buy Bar

September 2019 - Best Buy Bar
This month's Spirits feature is Best Buy Bar

Best Buy Bar Reviews

Buffalo Trace Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey
91 points
$24.99
Golden amber color. Aromas and flavors of cinnamon, port wine, dutch baby pancake, sweet almond, and rose jam with a satiny, crisp, fruity medium body and a tingling, engaging, medium-length finish with notes of strawberry jam on toast and caramel finish. A sweet, toasty bourbon for cocktail play.
91 points $24.99
Duggan’s Dew Blended Scotch Whisky
87 points
$18.99
Gold color. Aromas of almond cookies, toast with honey, dried pear, and heather with a satiny, crisp, dry light body and a graceful, brisk fruit and nut studded nougat finish. A mild and very drinkable blended Scotch whisky that will make great highballs.
87 points $18.99
Early Times Kentucky Whisky
86 points
$10.99
Best Buy
Golden amber color. Attractive aromas of sweet corn cakes, toasted walnut, hay, molasses, and toffee with a lean, prickly, dry-yet-fruity light-to-medium body and a peppery, quick caramel, ground pepper, and hot cinnamon finish. A rustic spicy shooting whiskey with caramelly, bourbon-like aromas.
86 points $10.99 Best Buy
Alto Grande 5 Year Rum
86 points
$21.99
Amber color. Aromas and flavors of leather, nutmeg, caramel latte, flan, and bananas foster with a supple, crisp, fruity light body and a peppery, brisk finish that exhibits shades of brown sugar and candied orange finish. An easy-to-mix rum with warming brown sugar flavors.
86 points $21.99
Flower City Gin
85 points
$23.99
Gin
Clear color. Aromas of wet tarragon, dried bay, star anise, juniper, and peppercorns with a satiny, bright, dryish light-to-medium body and a tingling, compelling, medium-length cinnamon, allspice, and cracked pepper finish. A very spicy gin that will pop with citrus and ginger-accented cocktails.
85 points $23.99
Canadian Mist Canadian Whisky
84 points
$11.99
Amber color. Aromas and flavors of butterscotch, oatmeal cookie, almond biscotti, and honey with a satiny, vibrant, fruity light-to-medium body and a seamless, compelling, medium-length finish revealing accents of yeasty coffee cake and kasha finish. A yeasty, easy-drinking Canadian Whiskey with bakery shop flavors.
84 points $11.99
Club Caribe Silver Rum
84 points
$11.99
Clear color. Aromas and flavors of silky coffee creamer and lemon meringue with a supple, vibrant, dryish light body and a warming, breezy finish with notes of cracked peppercorns finish. A clean and neutral rum for mixed drinks.
84 points $11.99
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