This was a random entry into a recent tasting, given to my father as a gift.
This dark amber bourbon slowly disappoints. It smells excellent, like rich bourbon--not too sweet, smooth and complex. And the first taste on the tongue matches that, but it continues to a sharp alcohol flavor like a dry red wine. The finish is consistent with the taste, maybe a tinge better because the good flavors linger and the bad ones get lost. Overall, this wouldn't be a recommended bottle from me.