Uncle Nearest 1884 Small Batch

Uncle Nearest 1884 Small Batch Whiskey at Third Base Market & Spirits

Third Base Market & Spirits is honored to feature Uncle Nearest 1884 Small Batch Whiskey in its meticulously curated selection of American spirits. The whiskey pays tribute to Nathan "Nearest" Green, an African American distiller who is recognized for teaching Jack Daniel the art of whiskey-making. Distilled and aged in Tennessee, this spirit is a remarkable blend of heritage, craftsmanship, and a compelling narrative that is unique in the world of American whiskey.

Product Details:

  • Name: Uncle Nearest 1884 Small Batch Whiskey
  • Type: Tennessee Whiskey
  • Age: A blend of barrels aged 7 years minimum
  • Region: Tennessee, USA
  • Alcohol by Volume (ABV): 46.5%

Tasting Notes and Technical Description:

Visual Appearance:
Uncle Nearest 1884 presents itself in a radiant, amber-golden hue, reflecting the light in a manner that serves as a visual prelude to the spirit's inherent complexity.

Nose (Aroma):
On the nose, this Tennessee whiskey exudes a balanced blend of dark caramel and honeyed sweetness, harmoniously accompanied by notes of dried fruits like apricot and plum. Beneath the fruity sweetness, nuances of toasted oak and a whiff of light char add a dimension of depth and complexity.

Palate (Taste):
The initial palate is awash with robust flavors of toffee and caramel, which are skillfully offset by subtler tones of cinnamon, nutmeg, and a delicate spiciness. The mid-palate evolves to introduce elements of dark chocolate and a creamy vanilla undertone that enriches the experience.

This whiskey delivers a finish that is satisfyingly long, luxuriously smooth, and comprised of a final flourish of dark brown sugar and smoky oak that leaves an indelible impression.

The mouthfeel is extraordinarily smooth, almost silken, amplifying each layer of flavor and resulting in a remarkably balanced whiskey despite its intricate character.

Third Base Market & Spirits Perspective:

Uncle Nearest 1884 Small Batch Whiskey is a superb example of what meticulous blending and time-honored traditions can achieve. Its rich profile makes it a versatile choice for both sipping and cocktail crafting. We recommend enjoying this whiskey neat or on the rocks to fully appreciate its complexity and craftsmanship.

Due to its unique history and rapidly growing acclaim, Uncle Nearest 1884 Small Batch is a spirit that is both desired and somewhat rare. Its inclusion in our inventory at Third Base Market & Spirits is a testament to our dedication to sourcing and offering the most exceptional spirits in the American whiskey landscape.

In summation, Uncle Nearest 1884 Small Batch Whiskey is not merely a drink but a sip of American history. The spirit honors the legacy of its namesake while delivering a profile that stands on its own merit. It is a proud addition to the premium selection at Third Base Market & Spirits, and we invite you to explore this incredible narrative through each drop.

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Customer Reviews

Based on 1 review
Tom B
Beautifully balanced and approachable, still complex

For the price, this is a wonderfully sophisticated whiskey, easily worth repeats. Caramel sweet vanilla nose, bigger caramel on the palate. Light apricot. Light body. Finishes soft and dry. Very civilized and still quite interesting.