We are very pleased to announce that High West Campfire Whiskey has been selected as our October 2013 Whiskey of the Month. We first sampled this fine whiskey at excellent BBQ restaurant in Alpharetta, Ga, and it has been one of our favorite whiskies since. Please see our full review below. If you haven’t had the pleasure of trying this yet, I would highly recommend it. Enjoy!
Name: High West Campfire Whiskey
Age: Minimum of 5 Years
Our Rating: 93%
Notes: Nose: spicy, sweet, woodsy, and some peat smoke notes.
Palate: A pleasant and sweet vanilla taste, with some fruit and spice, cinnamon and clove, and rye which fades to allow the peat and smoky taste to come in.
Finish: Moderate with some delicious light smoke and peat taste with just the right hint of vanilla.
This whiskey is excellent. It has a great consistency and has the perfect amount of smoky and sweet tastes. It can usually be picked up for around $50 a bottle. Sip this one neat.
History: High West Distillery is located in Park City, Utah, and is the first legally licensed distillery in Utah since the end of Prohibition. High West makes its products in small batches. The High West Campfire whiskey is a blend of bourbon, rye, and scotch whiskeys ranging in age from 5 – 8 years.