Four Roses Single Barrel Private Selection OBSQ vs. OESQ

Four Roses Single Barrel Private Selection OBSQ vs. OESQ

Four Roses Single Barrel Private Selection OBSQ vs. OESQ

This is the third post in my quest to review each of the ten Four Roses Private Selection recipes. I previously reviewed OESO, OBSV, OBSF, and OESF.

In case your are unfamiliar, or in need of a review, below is the Four Roses infographic from the company website explaining the two mash bills and five yeast strains utilized to yield the ten varieties of Four Roses Private Selection Single Barrel, Barrel Strength bourbon:

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Stephen Netherton

Stephen is a regular writer at FlightClubICT.com

A Beginner’s Guide to Bourbon Brands

“Can you taste that Jim Beam funk?”

“This has that typical Buffalo Trace sweetness.”

These, and many more, are all statements that I hear when sampling the many different whiskey brands produced by the small handful of extremely large and diverse bourbon producers.

These statements have often caused me to wonder what, if any, definable characteristics makes each bourbon product line* unique.  This post provides one man’s observations** of just that – six major bourbon distilleries and six basic descriptions of what to expect from each.

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Scott Hill

Scott is a co-founder of Flight Club and a frequent writer and reviewer on the Club’s blog.

Four Roses Single Barrel Review

Four Roses Single Barrel 

Four Roses Single Barrel 

In the crowded bourbon market, it is difficult to stand out in a positive way. Four Roses, like most other major brands, offers a product line that essentially contains a bottom shelf bottle (the yellow label), a small batch bottle, a single barrel bottle, and limited releases. They also offer store-pick, single barrel barrel strength bottles. Which, also, is not unique.

But, what does makes Four Roses stand out, and why it has held my attention recently, is its yeast.

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Stephen Netherton

Stephen is a regular writer at FlightClubICT.com