Introducing Little Book Blended Straight Whiskeys Partially Finished in Sherry Casks, a special release crafted by Freddie Noe, the 8th Generation Master Distiller at Fred B. Noe Distillery. This expression is a heartfelt tribute to Freddie's Grandaddy Booker, who affectionately called him "Little Book." In honor of his legacy, Freddie has created a spirit that embodies the qualities his grandfather would have cherished.
Blended from carefully selected straight whiskeys, this expression has been artfully finished in sherry casks to add an extra layer of complexity and richness to the blend. The precise combination of whiskeys and the partial maturation in sherry casks create a harmonious marriage of flavors and aromas, resulting in a whiskey that pays homage to tradition while embracing innovation.
The aroma is enticing, with a captivating interplay of sweet sherry influences and the depth of the blended straight whiskeys. Notes of dried fruits, including raisins and figs, mingle with hints of oak, vanilla, and caramel. The sherry cask finish adds a touch of warmth and complexity to the nose.
Little Book Blended Straight Whiskeys Partially Finished in Sherry Casks offers a luscious and well-rounded palate experience. The blend showcases the character and unique qualities of each component whiskey. Rich flavors of dark chocolate, dried fruits, and toasted nuts intertwine with layers of caramel, honey, and baking spices. The sherry cask influence adds a subtle sweetness and a touch of dried fruit complexity, enhancing the overall flavor profile.
The finish is long and satisfying, with lingering notes of oak, dark chocolate, and a hint of dried fruit sweetness. The flavors gradually fade, leaving a warm and memorable impression on the palate.
Little Book Blended Straight Whiskeys Partially Finished in Sherry Casks is a testament to Freddie Noe's artistry and dedication to carrying on his family's whiskey-making legacy. The careful blending of straight whiskeys, along with the sherry cask finish, results in a whiskey that is both sophisticated and approachable. It is a fitting tribute to Booker Noe and a testament to Freddie's passion for creating exceptional spirits. Immerse yourself in the world of Little Book and savor the harmonious blend of flavors and the richness of the sherry cask influence.