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Kentucky Owl The Wiseman (St. Patrick's Edition), 50%

Price: $135 Issue: Summer 2022 Reviewer: Ted Simmons




Straight bourbons aged 4 to 11 years, blended together with fruit-forward Irish whiskey flavors in mind. Golden Grahams, brown sugar, oatmeal, and grape jelly on an English muffin: a complete breakfast on the nose. A nice fruitiness carries over to the palate, where a creamy texture showcases caramel and blueberries. The finish shows good length and sweet wheat flavors. Water brings some simplicity and a corn-forward profile. (45,000 bottles)