Four Roses Single Barrel

Single Barrel Bottle S 183x300 Four Roses Single BarrelWith the rise in the Speakeasy style venues that originated in Prohibition-era America, it’s only natural that the drinks scene has seen massive interest in the staple of any self-respecting American bar – bourbon.  For the finest bourbon around at the moment, look no further than Four Roses Single Barrel.  Recently winner of the Best Bourbon in the no-age statement category in the prestigious Whisky Bible 2012, the Four Roses distillery was also recently awarded the American Distillery of the Year at the Whisky Awards 2012.  Complex, full bodied, but exceptionally mellow, Single Barrel provides an incredible smoothness and a delicate long finish that belies its 50% abv and is best enjoyed straight up or on the rocks.  Flavours include hints of ripe plum and cherry tastes with fruity, spicy aromas including maple syrup and cocoa.  Costing £36, its quality matches that of Scotch malts at twice the price, making it a real bargain for whiskey fans.  Buy from www.thewhiskyexchange.com.  More info at www.fourroses.us