January 2018: Blind Tasting Results

Battle of the 8-Year-Old Bourbons


Number of members present: 13

Common Tasting Notes:

BlindTasting Notes
ANose: Caramel, vanilla, citrus, apple, oak, and mint

Palate: Tobacco, brown sugar, apple, cherry, and rose petal.
BNose: Geranium, oak, hay, butterscotch, and honey

Palate: Brown sugar, butterscotch, and slightly herbal.
CNose: Butterscotch, banana, mint, citrus, chocolate, and baking spice

Palate: Citrus, mint, butterscotch, cola, honey, and cinnamon
DNose: Dough, hay, malt, tea, and rye spice

Palate: Tea, clove, lemon pit, and oak

Scores:

BlindAvg Score
A85.4
B81.0
C86.8
D80.0


 


Reveal:

BlindRevealNameDetails
ABasil Hayden 8 Yr (1992)Bottled in 1992

Age: 8yr

Proof: 80
BOld Charter 8 Yr (2012)Bottled in 2012

Age: 8yr

Proof: 80
CWild Turkey 8 Yr 101 (1995)Bottled in 1995

Age: 8yr

Proof: 101
DOld Heaven Hill 8 Yr (2013)Bottled in 2013

Age: 8yr

Proof: 86