• Anthony Riccardi

Watershed Blended Bourbon Finished in Apple Brandy Barrels - Review



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Watershed Blended Bourbon - Bottle 00053

Finished in Apple Brandy Barrels

Aged 4 Years

Watershed Distillery - Columbus, Ohio and Indiana

Non-Chill Filtered

90 Proof

Mash Bill: Undisclosed

Retail Price: $40


Poured Neat in a Glencairn


Color: Light Amber


Nose: Yeast Rolls, Corn, Cider and Apple Moonshine


Palate: Sweet Corn that moves straight into an Apple Flambé, Cinnamon and Vanilla


Finish: Light linger with a warm coating


Overall: So, this was a very unique experience. I didn't know what to expect when I dove into this bottle. It is a blend of Watershed's 4 year bourbon, their 6 year Apple Brandy Finished Bourbon and a sourced bourbon distilled in Indiana. The result? A truly unique blend that took me on a ride in the kitchen. I enjoyed the way the flavors came together and although only 90 Proof, there was a bit of heat which was very welcoming. The best way for me to describe this offering is an exquisite cinnamon apple Flambé. A well put together blend that isn't overpowering or too sweet.

I'd like to thank the folks at Watershed Distillery for providing this bottle, part of an incredible presentation, I might add. I love trying everything and anything and take much pride in providing my honest review.


Library Rating: 7.9 / 10

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