The team and I recently had a "work meeting" at a bar and they had several restaurant barrel picks....so we decided to try all three of them. Here is a quick review of the first, New Riff Bourbon:
- Years- 4 Years
- 111 Proof
- Nose Rating- 5 out of 5. I was shocked with how great of a nose this had with it being only four years old. A vanilla bomb! Great!
- Taste- 3. This is not a bad thing, it is just that it did not have a huge flavor profile and you could taste that it was young.
- Finish- 3. It was a subtle finish, especially for 111 proof. A little heat, but not much, which I like.
-Summary- I am not sure how much a bottle of this new Riff retails for, but with it being only four years, this is one of the better young bourbons I have tasted, so I am excited to try it in later age offerings.