Larceny Barrel Proof Review [In Depth]
Larceny Barrel Proof A122
Larceny Barrel Proof Details
Distillery: Heaven Hill
Type & Region: Bourbon, USA
Composition: 68% corn, 20% wheat, 12% malted barley
Aged: 6-8 years
Color: 1.5/2.0 on the color scale (auburn, polished mahogany)
Price: $50-60 MSRP
From the company website:Larceny Barrel Proof offers a new opportunity to experience our acclaimed wheated Bourbon mashbill in its purest form: non-chill filtered and bottled at full barrel proof. Released three times per year in January, May, and September, each offering is a bold yet balanced special Small Batch Bourbon rich with depth and distinction. Much like Larceny Small Batch and Old Fitzgerald Bottled-in-Bond, Larceny Barrel Proof is a welcome reminder of just how good wheated Bourbons can be.
Larceny Barrel Proof overview
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Larceny Barrel Proof smell
One thing to note about wheated bourbon vs rye’ed bourbon – instead of the tropical rye / pineapple, or earthy caraway seed / pumpernickel you usually get from a rye’d bourbon (e.g., Elijah Craig Barrel Proof), wheated bourbon often goes from candied fruit and caramel straight into cinnamon, clove, and oak. I don’t know if the wheat is doing this with Larceny Barrel Proof, but there’s extra candied fruit that I don’t get in Elijah Craig.
Larceny Barrel Proof taste and aftertaste
Larceny Barrel Proof Rating
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