George Dickel 14 Year Old Hand Selected Barrel

19 Mar

This sounds like a quality bourbon, I’d love to try it. Another canidate for the list!

Adventures In Whiskey


My wife knows the way to my heart. This past Valentine’s Day my wife Carly bought me a bottle of 14 year old George Dickel Tennessee Whisky. It is a hand-selected barrel from Dorignac’s, a local New Orleans-area grocery store. I really enjoyed the 9 year old George Dickel I received as part of the Dickel Dozen blogger program, so my expectations for the 14 year old Dickel were pretty high.

On the nose I get lots of oak, light caramel, and vanilla. There’s a little baking spice in there… cloves or nutmeg, maybe? I love that the distillery kept this at 106 proof. You get some of that high-proof liveliness on entry, but calms down a little with more caramel, oak, and vanilla. It’s not as sweet as its younger brother. The finish is long and semi-sweet.

Overall this whiskey is an oakier version of its 9 year old…

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