In the liquor story yesterday, I found something new to me, and decided to try a bottle. J.T. Meleck rice whiskey. Louisiana whiskey. Why the hell not? The label says it is aged six years and comes in at 96 proof. So, it isn't watered to the floor.
Opening the bottle and trying a neat dram, it reminds me, more than anything, of Spey-side Scotch. A mild medicinal note, with earthy undertones. It has a mild sweetness but is not fruity. This isn't some wierd bourbobn. It's decidedly differently. Not bad, just different.