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    Abraham Bowman Rye - Barrel-Strength

    From the Party Source. It's a private, single barrel, 9yr 10 mo old, and at barrel-proof of 68.2% ABV.

    Cinnamon and licorice and brown sugar… and a hint of chocolate. A little oak that comes across as rye toast. Rich, with great mouth feel. Also some spearmint notes flitting around the background.

    If you like kick-ass, in-your-face rye --- you’ll love this. This is something to slowly savor.
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    Re: Abraham Bowman Rye - Barrel-Strength

    This was a very nice find John....
    "The most futile and disastrous day seems well spent when it is reviewed through the blue, fragrant smoke of a Havana Cigar"

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    Re: Abraham Bowman Rye - Barrel-Strength

    Quote Originally Posted by cigarnv View Post
    This was a very nice find John....
    Hear hear!!!

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    Re: Abraham Bowman Rye - Barrel-Strength

    This is, I believe, the first reported sighting outside of the Commonwealth of Virginia. Jay does it again.

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    Re: Abraham Bowman Rye - Barrel-Strength

    I'm glad to see this Bowman product outside of Virginia. This bodes well for the longevity of that project. I need to look at the shelves again to try to find barrel strength - I'd jump on that in a heart beat. I think all the Abraham Bowman Rye I've seen was 90 proof.

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    Re: Abraham Bowman Rye - Barrel-Strength

    I grabbed a couple of these to try...I can't wait to give it a go!
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    Re: Abraham Bowman Rye - Barrel-Strength

    Would love to hear more from other's on this, this is the first time ive seen this Rye and Distillery. I am a big Thomas H Handy fan, how does it stack up to that and its power.

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    Re: Abraham Bowman Rye - Barrel-Strength

    Same Sazerac mash bill as the THH. More age, and to my taste, more complexity.
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    Re: Abraham Bowman Rye - Barrel-Strength

    As a Rye fan this is very appealing.

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    Re: Abraham Bowman Rye - Barrel-Strength

    Quote Originally Posted by jburlowski View Post
    Same Sazerac mash bill as the THH. More age, and to my taste, more complexity.
    I've only had the 90 proof, but felt it more complex than Handy. Reminds me more of Saz 18 than Handy. But I've not taken it head to head with either one. I pulled a bottle and judging by the printed distilled/bottled dates it's eleven or eleven and half years in wood.
    Last edited by B.B. Babington; 03-22-2011 at 19:19.

 

 

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