"Mr. Show Business"
Released February, 2022
This barrel is called "Mr. Show Business" and is a tribute to the Jewish legend, Sammy Davis, Jr. One really interesting fact about this barrel is that it spent all 7 years of its life in the city of Chicago, whereas 98% of Koval barrels are actually stored and aged in a rickhouse outside of the city. Here are the details:
Age: 7 years
Type: Straight rye
Mash bill: 100% Rye
Original barrel date: 1/20/2015
Nose: orange, cardamom, soda bread
Palate: Herbal notes dominate the front of the palate. These coast into candied orange peel and crème brûlée. The back of the palate showcases honey and some gentle cherry notes.
Finish: Fairly long for the proof, showcasing the sweeter notes of the back of the palate