Bulleit Bourbon

Bulleit Bourbon

Price: $30 for 750ml

Distilled/Owned by: Sourced / Diageo

Region: Kentucky

45% ABV

Mashbill: 68% corn, 28% rye, 4% barley

Aged For: 6 to 8 years

Cask Type: New charred oak

Chill Filtered: Yes

 


 

Color: Polished copper

Drank: Neat, in a glencairn.

Nose: Rye spice, cinnamon, leather, and oak

Mouthfeel: Slightly watery

Palate/Taste: Cinnamon, clove, rye spices, oak, tobacco, and a touch of toffee

Finish: Medium warmth and length. Pepper, cinnamon, and espresso, with the rye again showing.

Thoughts: The rye certainly makes its presence known, but the lackluster mouthfeel puts it in the realm of average bourbons.

Score: 77 out of 100

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