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Mellow Corn | 50.0% | USA
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Meet #20   |   25/02/12   |   Hosted by Russell
For our second American night, we thought we'd branch out a bit and try a triple grain challenge - corn, rye and wheat!
Other bottles sampled:
#37 Rittenhouse Rye | SSWC review 20b
#38 Weller Wheated | SSWC review 20c
A bowl of over-ripe and rotting fruit. What should we do with that? Deep- fry it, we’re American. USA USA USA! Wash it down with a cream soda. Thank you ma’am.
I’m sat in the saloon, saw dust on the floor, chewin’ tobacco, sipping on a chiili cassis cocktail, garnished with candied peel. I know it’s the end of my marriage. No more of my woman’s fruit salads, no more hot buttered toast in the mornings from my sweetheart. It’s a corny nightmare!

  We'll turn you into sippin' whiskey, fool!
Finish & Comments
Dammit! That woman sho’ did make the best marmalade in the whole damn county. Her chalky skin, voice sweet like molasses. I can’t go on no more without her! I spent my last nickel on a sherbert fountain and hide my head in that ol’ gasoline soaked towel one last time…
~£22 (70cl)
Useful Links
Wikipedia: Corn Whiskey   |
We've always scored out of 10 in our group (see number in red box, below), with scores regularly given across that spectrum. The value out of 100 below is adjusted to the scale most commonly used for whisky reviews, to allow for better comparison.

68 / 100

Average score

Detailed scores (out of 10)
Ash: 6.9
Hamish: 5.2
Huw: 6.2
Iain: 4.5
Phil: 6.8
Russell: 6.5
Saskia: 7
Stef: 5.5
Steph: 4.5
Will: 3.9
Tasting Game Points (out of 3)
Ash: 1
Hamish: 0
Huw: 1
Iain: 0
Phil: 1
Russell: N/A
Saskia: 0.5
Stef: 1.5
Steph: 0.5
Will: 0


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