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Blanton's The Original

Overall rating
82.94/100
votes
38
Category
Bourbon
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Single Barrel Bourbon Whiskey
Bottled
16.06.2008
Casktype
#4 Charred American White Oak Barrel
Casknumber
11
Strength
46.5 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Label
Warehouse H, Rick No. 54
Added on
29 Sep 2010 8:44 pm
UncoloredChillfilteredSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 34,90

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38 × member ratings

85 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Blanton's The Original

7 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 82.94 points

  1. granella2003 scored this whisky 92 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      94 94
    • Taste
      94 94
    • Finish
      92 92

  2. granella2003 scored this whisky 92 points Connoisseur

    A stylish bourbon bottle
    with various flavors and aromas as you have never experienced before, Blanton's
    Original is a true highlight in its class
    • Nose
      Delicate aromas of grain, spices and citrus fruits like oranges with hints of caramel and vanilla
    • Taste
      A full and creamy taste of raisins and vanilla notes include caramel, ripe fruit and flowers. Touch of spice
    • Finish
      Beautiful balanced aftertaste of vanilla, honey and citrus

  3. granella2003 scored this whisky 92 points Connoisseur

    Nose Lot of vanilla and oak

    Palate so much vanilla , sweet honey and a bit of spicy

    Final relatively short for a bourbon

    So good for after dinner

  4. r0back55 scored this whisky 86 points Expert Junior

    • Nose
      86 86
    • Taste
      85 85
    • Finish
      85 85

  5. r0back55 scored this whisky 86 points Expert Junior

    • Nose
      Vanilla, honey, butter biscuits, raisins and dried cherries.
    • Taste
      Sweet, caramel, corn, biscuits, some spiciness, oak.
    • Finish
      Pretty long, warm, sweet, buttery.

  6. Lucas Falchero scored this whisky 79 points Member Senior

    Blanton's Mignonnette Original B13067093YN 46.5%
    Not much surprise: the recipe is proven.
    • Nose
      A playful, rather chemical nose: lemon, vanilla, sweet at the limit of caramel (do not forget about the fire) and clearly solvent or stain remover (we could almost identify the brand: K2R?)
    • Taste
      Rather alcoholic, the mouth is counterbalanced by a creamy side, quite a heavy mixture of molasses, vanilla and lemon. Wood in the finish recalls the barrel, anyway.
    • Finish
      Long enough: 3 to 4 seconds. Sugar.

  7. Ivynor scored this whisky 80 points Expert Senior

    The bourbon country is like the 2013 weather, there is no need to open its window to know what to expect.
    • Nose
      Welcome to bourbon country, where the woody fields invaded by vanilla shine through layers of nail polish.
    • Taste
      In this wonderful world, green woods and pods rub shoulders to form a very sweet whole.
    • Finish
      As everywhere in the country of Bourbon, nothing changes. Wood and vanilla are in harmony and nobody will disturb them.

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