This is a High West Double Rye Campfire that was finished in a used american oak barrel for 19 months. It was selected by the Reddit /r/bourbon Cask Force and bottled at 50% ABV.
Nose: Bold young rye with acetone and fresh grains. Rich cake mixed with toasted oak profile.
Palate: Oddly sweet with gingerbread, rye crackers, a dash of salt, and some oak tannins which lend to a great oily mouthfeel.
Finish: Rye lingers for a bit with the toasted oak note, but relatively short and mild all around.
Rating: 82/100 – The rye seems quite muted to me throughout – would’ve liked it to be a bit stronger.
Value for the money: Guesssing this retailed for around $40-$50 or so, which is an ok price.