Michter’s Kentucky Straight Bourbon

Michter’s Kentucky Straight Bourbon
WhiskyMichter’s Kentucky Straight Bourbon
CountryUnited States
TypeBourbon
CaskAmerican Oak
Abv45.7%
Rating 79/100
Reviews of Michter’s Kentucky Straight Bourbon
says on May 7, 2019
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 95/100
Finish strength: Medium
Color: Deep gold

General description

very smooth

Nose

easy on the nose

Palate

smooth, no harsh taste.

Finish

smooth

says on April 23, 2019
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 89/100
Color: Deep gold

General description

A very good bourbon. Low Rye, nut has spice and wood and a nice full flavor. Not a lot of sweetness. ABV 45.7%.

says on April 21, 2019
Would you buy this again? No
Rating: 70/100
Color: Mahogany, Henna notes

General description

Bitter taste. Not impressed.

says on April 14, 2019
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 89/100
Finish strength: Medium
Color: Tawny

General description

caramel, vanilla, smooth

Nose

sweet, vanilla, caranel

Palate

Just the right spice, good vanilla and caramel mix

Finish

smooth with a little spice but not too long.

says on April 9, 2019
Would you buy this again? No
Rating: 84/100
Color: Chestnutoloroso sherry

General description

This one came highly recommended so maybe I was expecting more. Very good but not great like I was hoping.

says on March 16, 2019
Would you buy this again? No
Rating: 61/100
Color: Gin clear

General description

ugh

says on March 13, 2019
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 89/100
Finish strength: Medium
Color: Burnished

General description

10 year. orang, vanilla, molasses

Nose

floral

Palate

orange vanilla

says on March 2, 2019
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 93/100
Color: Amber

General description

wouhhh
sweet, nice, candy

says on February 26, 2019
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 77/100
Color: Gin clear

General description

almonds and brown sugar a favorite

says on February 16, 2019
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 80/100
Color: Gin clear

General description

Dark. Aroma has lots of marzipan and sugared almonds. A bit firey. Growing vanilla sweetness in the finish.

says on January 27, 2019
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 80/100
Color: Deep gold

General description

standard vanilla and caramel on the nose with a strong acetone note initially, rye spice also with a medium finish.

says on January 16, 2019
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 88/100
Color: Tawny

General description

vanilla & caramel, mild spice on the finish. almost no char notes. dangerously drinkable.

says on January 16, 2019
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 88/100
Color: Gin clear

General description

reminds me deeply of Elijah Craig, with less barrel char on the finish.

says on January 6, 2019
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 90/100
Color: Russetmuscat

General description

This bourbon has long been one of my favorite go to daily drinker whiskies

says on December 19, 2018
Would you buy this again? No
Rating: 73/100
Color: Gin clear

General description

Nice bourbon, maybe a bit lacking on the nose. A nice aroma but you need to bury your nose in it. Nicely balanced, slightly sweet, vanilla, brown sugar, a touch of citrus.

says on December 17, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 80/100
Color: Burnished

General description

caramel nose. cherry vanilla on the palate.

says on November 18, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 85/100
Color: Chestnutoloroso sherry

General description

one of my new favorites. wonderful nose and taste.

says on November 12, 2018
Would you buy this again? No
Rating: 42/100
Color: Mahogany, Henna notes

General description

After all the good things I have heard about this whiskey, I was very disappointed. It has a very good nose, but that is where the goodness ends. This whiskey has a very strange flavor profile. These flavors and I do not agree. There is way too much astringency in this for me. I cannot recommend given all the great affordable bottles out there.

says on November 11, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 80/100
Color: Gin clear

General description

nose is oak and lots of rye slice

says on October 29, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 80/100
Color: Gin clear

General description

Not a bad bourbon. Classic nose of cherry, vanilla and oak. Taste is nothing to write home about, but definitely not bad. However, spealking as a European who has to pay between 40 to 50 €, there is much more interesting bourbon available in this price range.

says on October 18, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 70/100
Color: Gin clear

General description

Just had the belverie which was much better

says on September 8, 2018
Would you buy this again? No
Rating: 72/100
Color: Tawny

General description

Nose is oak and a bit of corn. Taste is heavy on the rye, spicy, and a decent heat. I got a hint of cherry in the finish, which was medium length and very little burn. Not bad, but not exciting either.

says on September 3, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 70/100
Color: Burnt umber

General description

recommend sipping on the rocks. maybe a splash of orange Bitters to ramp up the taste

says on August 26, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 87/100
Color: Gin clear

General description

a little heavy on rye, but super smooth regardless

says on August 18, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 80/100
Color: Old oak

General description

Smooth and sweet.

says on August 3, 2018
Would you buy this again? No
Rating: 60/100
Finish strength: Short
Color: Gin clear

General description

Overall and decent bourbon. Bit of a high rye mash bill for my liking to enjoy it neat. Have found I enjoy it best as a cocktail.

says on July 9, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 86/100
Color: Gin clear

General description

sweet floral nose with cherries. taste is sweet honey and caramel with spicey nutmeg

says on May 19, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 87/100
Color: Gin clear

General description

smooth. very good

says on May 12, 2018
Would you buy this again? No
Rating: 70/100
Color: Tawny

General description

spicy but sweet

says on May 9, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 85/100
Color: Auburn, Polished Mahogany

General description

Spicy bourbon

says on April 30, 2018
Would you buy this again? No
Rating: 71/100
Color: Deep copper

General description

Strong, rich smell with spicy, full taste.

says on April 27, 2018
Would you buy this again? No
Rating: 81/100
Finish strength: Medium
Color: Deep copper

General description

bourbon

Nose

bland, corn and spice

Palate

spice

Finish

medium spice

says on April 17, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 89/100
Finish strength: Long
Color: Burnt umber

General description

This scanned bottle of Michter's Small Batch Kentucky Straight Bourbon, Batch No. 17J1373 was purchased after my entry was drawn from the April 2018 Idaho State Rare Bourbon Lottery.

Nose

Faint hints of ripe banana are hidden behind chocolate covered maraschino cherries. No spice of any kind is detected on the nose.

Palate

A sweet warming oily mouth feel blends with simple syrup, light chocolate and cherries. There is subtle rye spice, and a pepperiness, mixed with cinnamon red hot candy. This is a smooth, well blended bourbon, although the chocolate and cherry flavors fade quickly.

Finish

The warming bourbon feel in the mouth and on the tongue lingers like honey as the flavors fade away.

says on April 17, 2018
Would you buy this again? No
Rating: 75/100
Color: Gin clear

General description

Too sharp and spicy for me

says on March 20, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 74/100
Color: Gin clear

General description

I thought I had gotten a sour mash by mistake. Not as good as other reviews led me to believe. A bit astringent for me.

says on March 2, 2018
Would you buy this again? No
Rating: 79/100
Color: Russetmuscat

General description

decent bourbon. normal characteristics of vanilla and spice. not as good as michters unblended whiskey. needs more body.

says on February 16, 2018
Would you buy this again? No
Rating: 68/100
Color: Burnished

General description

Harsh on the front. Decent flavor. Underwhelming actually

says on December 22, 2017
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 92/100
Color: Tawny

General description

Great bourbon from a great distillery.

Nose

brown sugar with apple

Palate

butterscotch flavor and smooth. faint cocoa.

Finish

thinner finish but satisfying

says on September 26, 2017
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 76/100
Color: Russetmuscat

General description

Medium range, harsh on the front, smoother at the end, needs more body.

says on August 27, 2017
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 93/100
Color: Gin clear

General description

nose has vanilla notes and toffee. palate is rich and flavorful, oak, char. finish is long and juicy.

says on May 30, 2017
Would you buy this again? No
Rating: 86/100
Color: Burnt umber

General description

Excellent mix of oak, smoke and sweet vanilla. Smoother than most.

says on February 4, 2017
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 90/100
Color: Amber

General description

nice

says on December 4, 2016
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 91/100
Color: Gin clear

General description

good

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Flavour profile

  • Caramel
  • Vanilla
  • Oak
  • Salt
  • Chocolate
  • Dark
  • Sweet
  • Spice
  • Short finish
  • Cinnamon
  • Bourbon
  • Light
  • Dark chocolate
  • Peach
  • Clove
  • Apricot
  • Honey
  • Boring
  • Pepper
  • Tannic
  • Apple
  • Green apple
  • Charred
  • Coffee
  • Sugar
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