Aged Spirits  

Fahrenheit 173 - Whisky

"The king o' drinks, as I conceive it, Talisker, Isla or Glenlivit"   (R.L. Stevenson)

A H Hirsch Reserve 45.8% 1974 16 y.o.

A H Hirsch Reserve 45.8%
Distilled 1974
16 years old

Subtle, very nice nose with oak and dried fruits (like a Spanish brandy). Also vanilla, gingerbread, marzipan and a note of mint. The palate is sweet, smooth and balanced. Very nice and (for a bourbon) very mild. Drying, develops oak. Dry, spicy, quite oaky finish but the oak is very nice. All in all a unique, fascinating bourbon.

Score: 91 p