Clyde May's 12 Year Cask Strength Whiskey - Review


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Clyde May's

Cask Strength Whiskey

Small Batch

Aged 12 Years

Conecuh Ridge Distillery

Distilled in Indiana

Bottled by Conecuh Ridge Distillery - Aubuendale, Florida

120 Proof

Mashbill: Not Specified

Price: ~$130


Poured Neat in a Copita nosing glass - Click Here to order


Appearance: Dark Amber


Nose: Green Apple, Vanilla, Leather, Tobacco and Buttered Toast


Palate: Stone Fruits, Vanilla Wafer, Stroopwafel, Black Pepper, Leather and Light Tobacco


Finish: Warm lasting linger with a very viscous coating


Overall: "Finished with a kiss of apple" - This is the Clyde May's way...but just enough to wet the whistle and not overpower the bold flavors of leather and tobacco. For a 120 Proof whiskey, this is incredibly approachable and a fantastic sipper. The apple on the nose is even more evident with just a drop of water. Although I enjoy my whiskey straight and neat, I was very happy with adding a drop to bring out the nose a bit.


Overall, I can sit down with this and enjoy a light to medium cigar on the back deck and not plan on moving for about an hour. Like I mentioned, a fantastic sipper with so much to offer. Just be careful when standing up as that 120 proof might surprise you even more...


Library Rating: 8.4 / 10

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