In today’s climate, a new premium bourbon label seems to be born every day.
However, Blanton bourbon for sale the bourbon business was not always so popular.
In fact, the 1980s are generally considered one of the worst periods for American whiskey,
when many distilleries were shuttered and brands consolidated to a few large distillers.
So, launching a premium bourbon brand at that time would seem downright insane.
But, that’s exactly what Elmer T. Lee did when he released Blanton’s Single Barrel bourbon in 1984.
At the time, Elmer was the master distiller at Buffalo Trace distillery, which was then known as George T.
Stagg Distillery. Elmer released Blanton’s in honor of Colonel Albert B. Blanton, a previous master distiller.
For the bourbon stock,
Blanton’s bourbon is sourced from the higher-rye mash bill made at Buffalo Trace,
which is known as mash bill number two. Buffalo Trace doesn’t disclose exact mash bill proportions,
but mash bill number two is thought to be about 15% rye grain.
Other popular brands that use mash bill number two are Elmer T.
Lee Single Barrel, Ancient Age, Blanton bourbon for sale,,,
and Rock Hill Farms Single Barrel. If you’re interested in some bourbon history,
there is an interesting relationship between Buffalo Trace and the brands that are made
from mash bill number two that is worth reading about.
Blanton’s Special Reserve
Created as an introductory edition to our full lineup,
Blanton’s Special Reserve is ideal for those new to single barrel bourbons.
A sweet taste profile with a floral nose and light undertones of vanilla and citrus make it perfect
for a premium cocktail or served on the rocks. 40% alcohol by volume.
Blanton’s Straight From The Barrel Bourbon
Not only one of the world’s best bourbons, Blanton’s Straight from the Barrel is one of the world’s best whiskeys.
Created for connoisseurs familiar with cask strength whiskeys,
this enormous taste profile reaches depths of flavor found only in the rarest of spirits.
The high alcohol by volume is intense and powerful yet inviting.
The complexity of rye, caramel, oak, honey and vanilla coat your palate followed by a legendary finish.
Straight from the barrel is best served neat or with a splash of water. Un-filtered, un-cut, unbelievable.
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