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Blanton's Single Barrel

Overall rating
85.44/100
votes
22
Category
Bourbon
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Gold Edition
Bottled
02.01.2016
Casktype
#4 Charred American White Oak Barrel
Casknumber
767
Strength
51.5 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Label
Warehouse H, Rick No. 6
Barcode
4904670304399
Added on
28 Aug 2016 7:54 am by peatbogger
UncoloredChillfilteredSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 58,00

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Whisky Reviews for Blanton's Single Barrel

4 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 85.44 points

  1. Wiz scored this whisky 81 points Expert Junior

    • Nose
      80 80
    • Taste
      80 80
    • Finish
      81 81

  2. Donwaldorf scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

    A pretty bourbon, rather "sweet" as a whole even if it can be lively at times.
    • Nose
      Without being a sugarcane specialist I would say that the nose is very close to a rum anyway in its first fragrance. The bourbonesque side then appears on the solvent, fruits, citrus (orange, grapefruit) and vanilla. A powerful but not aggressive nose.
    • Taste
      Very well balanced, the alcohol is very well integrated. It is in the continuity of the nose that is between Rum and Bourbon on orange, vanilla and spices. The bitterness of the oak is there to pamper all this small world especially at the end of the mouth.
    • Finish
      Medium and powerful on spices and gourmet vanilla. He kept under the pedal until the end and it's pretty well seen from him.

  3. peatbogger scored this whisky 88 points Specialist

    Repeatedly nosing the empty glass reveals new fragrances each time.
    • Nose
      89 89
    • Taste
      86 86
    • Finish
      87 87

  4. peatbogger scored this whisky 88 points Specialist

    A good quality bourbon. Compaired to others I think the price is fair.
    • Nose
      Like most bourbons there is vanilla, but this one is rather mild and gentle. It's dark and sweet. The charred wood is really noticable, and combined with burnt brown sugar the nose is closer to rum than to bourbon. Dark almost sherry like fruit, and a hint of bitter herbs. Nosing the empty glass without alcohol fumes there's caramel and a zesty stout like bitterness.
    • Taste
      Initially quite sweet and fruity with a short burst of mandarine and mango notes.

      The ABV is just about right, giving it a slight spicy bite.

      Charred oak takes over. Again there's something that remind me more of dark rum than of bourbon.
    • Finish
      Very nice ballance between sweetness, spices and a light bitterness.

      Medium+ lenght.

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