Country: USA
Region: Kentucky
Type: Bourbon
Bottler: Spirits of the Apocalypse/Diageo
ABV: 47%
Score: 89 points

The Walking Dead Bourbon. Image courtesy Diageo. Let’s face it…movie and celebrity tie-ins have become a great marketing vehicle for whiskey makers. This Kentucky Straight Bourbon is bottled by Diageo, but there’s no word on which distillery it came from. The nose has notes of caramel, brown sugar, vanilla, honey, and charred oak. The taste is spicy with cinnamon, a hint of clove, and black pepper along with vanilla, honey, and a hint of cocoa powder in the background. The finish has a lingering bit of spice, and is short and dry with a touch of oak. Not a great Bourbon, but not a bad one – and fans of The Walking Dead will enjoy it. (September, 2019)