BLANTON’S Original Single Barrel Bourbon
BLANTON’S Original Single Barrel the winter of 1881, Albert Bacon Blanton was born into one of the first families of bourbon history. At the age of sixteen, he started work in the Distillery as an office boy and fast became a leading pioneer in the development of bourbon. From the time he was make company president in 1921 until his retirement in 1952, his Distillery expand from 44 to 144 buildings to become the largest Distillery of its day.
During that period Colonel Blanton create his very special and limited supply of bourbon – his private reserve – handpick and store in what now is known as the famous Warehouse H. Although Colonel Blanton died in the spring of 1959, his legacy lives. Introduce in 1984, Blanton’s namesake bourbon was the first ever Single Barrel Bourbon. The Single Barrel Bourbon is the first of its kind.
Original Single Barrel
Taken from the center-cut or middle sections of the famous Warehouse H, Blanton’s Original Single Barrel was once designated for ambassadors, dignitaries, and Colonel Blanton’s family and friends. Today, everyone has access to the world’s first single barrel bourbon. The taste profile is sweet, with notes of citrus and oak. The creamy vanilla nose is tease with caramel and butterscotch, all underscored by familiar baking spices such as clove, nutmeg, or cinnamon. Blanton’s Original set the standard for single barrel bourbons in 1984. Best served neat or on the rocks. Bottled at 46.5% alcohol by volume.
A deep, satisfying nose of nutmeg and spices. Powerful dry vanilla notes in harmony with hints of honey amid strong caramel and corn. A medium finish composed of returning corn and nutmeg flavors.
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