Hot summer days go well with a soft whiskey that you can sip on.
The latest whiskey up for review is Mythology Distillery’s expression called Hell Bear . Mythology distillery is based in city of Denver and have some very unique blends.
Hell Bear has a story to along with the mythological name. A Colorado prospector ventured into darkness. In the mine, he heard a loud snap– then he was falling! In a daze, in pitch black, he awoke, face-to-face with a unique creature– part bear, part badger. Resolved that today wouldn’t be his last, he rose and followed the glow of the creature’s eyes. The Hell Bear guided the explorer to the surface, then vanished back into the mine.
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Tasting Notes: Mythology Hell Bear
Vital Stats: This is a blend of three different whiskeys with mash bills of a 2 to 3yr Rye: 95% Rye, 5% Malted Barley, a 4yr Bourbon: 60% Corn, 36% Rye, 4% Malted Barley and a 5yr Bourbon: 68% Corn, 20% Wheat, 12% Malted Barley. It is 90 proof and an MSRP of $50.
Appearance: Old elk style with golden honey whiskey inside.
Nose: Sweetcorn and big league chewing gum with it’s starch. Fresh picked peach and starburst candy sweetness.
Palate: Light as a feather with some honeysuckle flower dancing on the tongue, along with some creamed corn sweetness. With just a hint of spice, this is like drinking a orange citrus zest tea.
Finish: Short to medium with little to no Colorado hug.
Overall: This is a great spring and summer sipping whiskey that is a buy for. We like that Mythology Distillery thought outside the box on this one. Cheers