Henry McKenna

Henry McKenna Single Barrel

Bottled by Heaven Hill Distilleries

10 years old; 100 proof

Aroma: Lots of alcohol. Notes of vanilla and spearmint.

Taste: Peppery, fiery, a bit oily; some oak and spice; finishes with that “zing” of mint.

Verdict: Henry McKenna pours out a light amber, but don’t let that fool you. This is one aggressive bourbon. I started out sipping it on the rocks but enjoyed it more after adding a splash of water. It engages the entire palate, but does have a pretty mellow finish. If you prefer a sweeter bourbon, this isn’t for you, but if you like your bourbon full-bodied, give Henry McKenna a try.       

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