Thanks to /u/devoz for pouring me this sample.
Four Roses 2016 Limited Edition Barrel Strength is something I almost feel like I shouldn’t have to explain. I mean, by now, even the newest of the new whiskey fans know of this, right?
But that’d be unprofessional. Or something. Or more than I usually do.
So for those of you not in the know, each year there’s a new Small Batch from Four Roses. And there’s a limited edition version, which is Barrel Strength. They take four recipes, sometimes duplicating some, and blend them together. As a Canadian, I enjoy free healthcare. I’m just bragging here. But I also really enjoy blending. Blending is very important.
And frankly, I think American distillers don’t get enough credit for their skills. Four Roses has ten different bourbons made up of five yeasts and two mashbills. That’s just really cool.
That said, I haven’t…
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