Milam & Greene Triple Cask Blend of Straight Bourbons, 47%

Price: $43 Issue: Winter 2019 Reviewer: Susannah Skiver Barton

Blending a 2 year old straight bourbon made at Ben Milam Distillery with two Tennessee straight bourbons (one aged 3 to 4 years and the other 10 to 11 years), this whiskey balances youth and maturity adeptly. The nose has peanuts, cinnamon hot chocolate, horehound candy, and Coca-Cola syrup, while on the palate, orange, cherries, blueberries, blackberries, peanuts, pepper, allspice, and cinnamon are held in balance by the oak. The finish rides a good length with chili-chocolate, roasted peanuts, oak, and a hint of tobacco leaf.