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HM’s Dry County Blended Bourbon Whiskey

SKU b75756d4a0a7 Categories Whiskey, Spirits

$46.99

Size
750ml, bottle

HM's Dry County Blended Bourbon Whiskey offers a taste of Texas tradition. This blend of whiskeys, crafted with respect for heritage and a touch of innovation, delivers a smooth and approachable flavor profile perfect for sipping neat or in classic cocktails.

Description

Aroma

The initial nose welcomes you with a wave of familiar bourbon aromas. Imagine swirling a glass and inhaling the inviting scent of vanilla. This vanilla sweetness comes from the aged bourbons used in the blend and sets a gentle and inviting base for the other aromas to emerge. The vanilla isn’t overpowering, but creates a warm and comforting foundation.

Following the vanilla, a hint of caramel might appear. Imagine a touch of sweetness that evokes the image of rich butterscotch candies. This caramel note complements the vanilla beautifully and adds a touch of depth to the aroma. Subtle hints of oak might also emerge on the nose, hinting at the time the whiskeys spent maturing in charred oak barrels. This oak influence adds a touch of dryness and complexity to the overall aroma.

Palate

The first sip confirms the promise of the aroma – a delightful balance of sweetness, oak, and subtle fruit notes. The vanilla and caramel flavors translate beautifully onto the palate, coating your tongue with a familiar and comforting sweetness. This sweetness isn’t cloying; it provides a warm and inviting base for the other flavors to emerge.

As the sweetness unfolds, a touch of oak character appears. Imagine a hint of dryness and a touch of spice tingling on your tongue. This oak influence comes from the time the whiskeys spent maturing in casks and adds structure and complexity to the experience. Don’t be surprised if a hint of cinnamon or nutmeg joins the party, further emphasizing the oak character.

A Touch of Fruit

While sweetness and oak take center stage, HM’s Dry County Blended Bourbon Whiskey offers a surprising twist: a hint of fruit. Imagine a subtle whisper of apple or a touch of pear. These fruity notes might come from specific whiskeys used in the blend or from additional finishing techniques. They add a layer of intrigue and complexity to the overall flavor profile, preventing it from becoming one-dimensional.

Midpalate

As the whiskey lingers on your tongue, you might detect a touch of grain character. This is a subtle reminder of the bourbon’s origins and adds a textural element to the experience.

The Texas Influence

The exact mash bill and origin of the whiskeys used in the blend remain a bit of a mystery, but the Texas inspiration shines through in the overall smoothness and approachability. Imagine a touch of grassy or herbal character lurking beneath the surface, hinting at the unique grains or techniques used in some of the component whiskeys. This subtle Texas influence adds a touch of intrigue and sets HM’s Dry County apart from standard blended bourbons.

The Finish

The finish of HM’s Dry County Blended Bourbon Whiskey is clean and crisp, ensuring a satisfying conclusion. The vanilla and caramel sweetness fade gradually, leaving a lingering hint of dry oak and a touch of spice in its wake. This lingering spice might remind you of cinnamon or a touch of black pepper. It’s not overpowering, but adds a touch of warmth and prevents the finish from being overly sweet.

Additional information

Product Type

Whiskey

Style

Bourbon

abv

45%

Country

United States

Brand

Herman Marshall

Size

750ml, bottle

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Tasting Notes

Nose

Nose

Sweet and strong vanilla with dried fruit and a bit of caramel.

Palate

Palate

Light oak wood, dried fruit and light rye spice.

Finish

Finish

Long, smooth, sweet & dry.