Whiskey Review: Kentucky Peerless Single Barrel: Chocolate Creme Brûlée

Kentucky Peerless Distilling Co. - Straight Rye Whiskey - 108.4 proof

The Kentucky Peerless Dimensions series is a unique way to offer single barrel selections to avid fans everywhere.

Rare notes and characteristics that make each barrel stand apart from our standard profile are celebrated and show off the range of our products."

“It's sweet, but you get the heat and the wood that lets you know you're drinking whiskey“

It’s always great to find something truly unique, so whenever we get our hands on a single barrel as coveted as a Peerless Dimensions series, we have super high hopes. This particular “Chocolate Creme Brûlée” did not disappoint! We were both absolutely floored with how tasty this rye whiskey is. Its sweet without being sugary, fantastically complex with notes of cocoa, oak, rye spice, and creme, and has a finish on it that rivals anything we’ve ever had. We cannot say enough good things about this whiskey! 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 like the bottle... its got the embossed rivets like a barrel would” - Ian

Appearance: “Honey. Honey I like, looks really good” – Steve

Smell: “That smells like dessert“ – Ian

Value: $120 or so retail

Taste : "That finish comes back in a whirlwind of chocolate, like hey, remember me?" - Ian


Ian: 9.0

Steve: 9.4

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