Bourbon Review: Resilient 15 Year (Barrel 97, Bottle 13)

BC Merchants - Straight Bourbon Whiskey - 123.4 proof

Resilient straight bourbon whisky barrels are hand-picked single barrels of quality.

Quality bourbon, being transparent in the process with all the relevant information and bottled with enthusiasm, is our formula to being resilient in the ever changing times!"

“Cork's tight, deep wood... this is hot!“


When its #wittermanseason, we have to bring him in to do some bourbon tasting, and we tried several hard-to-find whiskeys with him and had a great time! We started off with Resilient 15 year Bourbon, and we all really enjoyed this one. Its definitely got that aged wood taste you would expect from such a mature bourbon, but being cask strength was a little different for us. We found ourselves really trying to focus on the subtle notes of dried fruit and spice, which was a lot of fun to debate. Per the usual, we look at five different categories in our own terms: Bottle, Appearance, Smell, Value, and Taste. Enjoy the review, drop us a comment and make sure you subscribe to our podcast, YouTube, like us on Facebook and Instagram.



Bottle: “I mean look... it's got the Stars and Stripes.” - Ian


Appearance: “Dude I got 360 drippies!” – Steve


Smell: “When you first get your nose in there BOOM it hits you“ – Steve


Value: Calling it $100 bucks or so retail... Hard to find an MSRP


Taste : “It's got that astringent feeling...” - Jason

"I DON'T KNOW WHAT THAT MEANS" - Ian

"Nobody told me there was going to be math involved" - Steve


Scores


Ian: 8.8

Steve: 8.2

Jason: 8.1




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