Bardstown Bourbon Co. Destillaré Orange Curaçao Barrel-Finished, 50%

Price: $125 Issue: Winter 2020 Reviewer: Jeffery Lindenmuth

Unmistakable orange nose of marmalade and curaçao, dripping with sweet grape jam. Despite all the initial sweetness on the palate, it quickly turns hot without really finding a moment of balance. May find fans, but generally feels like a well-intentioned experiment that ended up much too heavy-handed. (3,000 bottles)—