ABV: 46.5%. Taken from the center-cut or middle sections of the famous Warehouse H, Blanton's Original 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 citrus and oak. A creamy vanilla nose features hints of nuts, caramel, orange and light chocolate. Blanton's Original set the standard for single barrel bourbons. Best served neat or on the rocks.
Type: Bourbon Whiskey
Recipe: Corn - Rye - Malted Barley
Mash Type: Sour
Still Proof: 70% Alcohol by Volume - 140 proof
Entry Proof: 62.5% Alcohol by Volume - 125 proof
Barrel Type: White Oak
Maker: Independent Stave
Staves: 6 month air dry
Treatment: #4 Char
Filtration: Chill Filtered
Bottle Proof: 46.5% Alcohol by Volume - 93 proof
Color: Reddish Amber Color
Nose: A spicy aroma of Dried Citrus and Orange Peels with a hint of Caramel and Vanilla.
Palate Entry: Full and soft, marked by a mix of Burnt Sugar, Caramel, Orange, and Cloves.
Finish: Balanced with Vanilla, Honey, and Citrus.
Best Served: Straight, on ice, or used in a premium cocktail.
2016 Gold Medal San Francisco World Spirits Competition
2016 Silver Outstanding IWSC
2015 Gold Outstanding Bourbon Trophy (Gold) IWSC
2015 Gold Outstanding IWSC
2014 Double Gold (SFB) San Francisco World Spirits Competition
2014 Gold Outstanding Bourbon Trophy (Gold) IWSC
2013 Double Gold Medal San Francisco World Spirits Competition
2013 Chairman's Trophy, Ultimate Spirits Challenge
2013 Best Single Barrel Bourbon San Francisco World Spirits Competition
2013 Gold Medal IWSC