Available only outside of the United States, this pumps up the ABV by 10% and is aged a bit longer.
Price: $80 for 700ml
Distilled/Owned by: Buffalo Trace / Sazerac
Region: Frankfort, Kentucky
Aged For: Between 6 to 8 Years
Mashbill: Buffalo Trace mashbill #2
Cask Type: New charred oak, Char #4
Chill Filtered: Yes
Color: Light Mahogany
Drank: Neat, in a glencairn
Nose: Vanilla, oak, caramel, coffee, baking spice, baked apple pie.
Taste: Rich brown sugar, vanilla, caramel, sweet corn, oak
Finish: Finishes drier than the palate, medium in warmth and length, more caramel.
Thoughts: Again the higher proof makes this much better than the regular Blanton’s, a solid bourbon, but I wouldn’t pay premiums to import it back to the States.
Score: 81 out of 100