Opening door 19 in the Drinks by the Dram Bourbon Advent Calendar reveals a sample of Jefferson’s Reserve Bourbon bottled at 45,1%. Notes of fennel, vanilla, ginger, nutmeg, black pepper, apricots, red apple, banana, red current, blackberry, mint and coffee on the nose.
The palate is fresh and sweet with notes of lime, oranges, chocolate, honey, marzipan, red apple, banana, black current, mint, maple syrup, liquorish, mocha, vanilla sponge cake and butter scotch. Lots of honeyed sweet notes with soft baking spices and creamy vanilla on the medium length finish of this bourbon. Thanks for sharing a sample Drinks by the Dram!