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Jefferson’s

Jefferson’s
Marian McLain Blended Straight Bourbon Whiskey Batch No. 3

Category: Blended Straight Bourbon Whiskey

Date Tasted:
Country: USA
Alcohol: 51%
95 Points
Gold Medal
Exceptional
$300

Jefferson’s
Marian McLain Blended Straight Bourbon Whiskey Batch No. 3

Category: Blended Straight Bourbon Whiskey

Date Tasted:
Country: USA
Alcohol: 51%
Light golden amber color. Aromas and flavors of bit o honey and toasted coconut, fresh waffle, grilled pineapple dipped in chocolate sauce, and pickled ginger with a velvety, lively, dry medium-to-full body and a subtle, medium-long finish that exhibits notes of kettle corn, sassafras and black tea, dark tobacco, and sautéed baking spices. Surprisingly restrained on the nose but grows with complexity and intensity on the palate and crescendos with a luxurious and lingering finish.

Tasting Info

Spirits Glass Style: Spicy & Complex
Aroma Aroma: bit o honey and toasted coconut, fresh waffle, grilled pineapple dipped in chocolate sauce, and pickled ginger
Taste Flavor: Same as aromas with notes of kettle corn, sassafras and black tea, dark tobacco, and sautéed baking spices
Smoothness Smoothness:
Finish Finish: Long
Enjoy Enjoy: neat, on the rocks, with cigars and with drops of water
Bottom Line Bottom Line: Surprisingly restrained on the nose but grows with complexity and intensity on the palate and crescendos with a luxurious and lingering finish.

The Producer or Importer

Pernod Ricard USA

The Producer or  Importer
250 Park Avenue, 17th Floor
New York, NY 10177
USA
1 914-848-4800

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Blended Straight Bourbon Whiskey

Spirits Glass Glencairn Canadian Amber.jpg
Serve in a Glencairn Ganadian Whisky Glass
Blended Straight Bourbon is a blend of straight bourbon whiskies with an added allowance to contain coloring and/or flavoring, something that is not traditionally allowed in the straight bourbon category. In addition to this allowance, a Blended Straight Bourbon's components do not need to be distilled in the same state as one another.