Blanton’s Gold Edition

Blanton's Gold

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

51.5% ABV

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

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