Old Rip Van Winkle

Old Rip Van Winkle 10 Years Old

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old rip van winkle

Country – Region: USA – Kentucky
Distillery: Old Rip Van Winkle
Type: Kentucky Straight Bourbon
Age: 10
Cask: American Oak
ABV: 53.5%
Proof: 107

Nose: Red fruits, red plums, cherries, pine tree, honey and summer flowers -jasmine – in a soft and smooth style.
Palate: Softer than you expect from a 107 proof whiskey. Notes like coffee flavored tobacco, caramel, peach and nectar are followed by ginger beer to the end.
Finish: Warm but not hot, lingering with winter spices.

10 summers old, it says on the label. As well as an impressive 107 proof sign!

This bottle is a hot topic in whisky industry, overhyped and overpriced whiskies! Distillery advises a $50-60 price for this bottle however we generally find it up to $500 in the market.

Well I had a pleasant experience with the whiskey to be honest. It wasn’t the best whiskey I have ever tasted, as well as it wasn’t the richest. However, drinking was too much fun as the palate showed different characteristics during tasting.

I loved the fact that despite the alcohol level, the warmness was ideal especially at the finish.

Smooth, high quality, rich enough. If found at normal rates, you shouldn’t miss it.


American Dream!