Colonel E.H. Taylor Small Batch

Colonel E.H. Taylor Small Batch

Paid: $40 for 750ml

Distilled/Owned by: Buffalo Trace / Sazerac

Region: Kentucky

50% ABV

Mashbill: Buffalo Trace mash bill #1

Aged For: Minimum 4 years, likely between 8 – 12 on average.

Cask Type: New charred oak, Char #4

Chill Filtered: Yes?

 


 

Color: Light copper

Drank: Neat, in a glencairn.

Nose: Leather, caramel, oak, vanilla, coffee, and brown sugar

Mouthfeel: Intermediate

Palate/Taste: Sweet molasses, brown sugar, caramel, vanilla, and chocolate

Finish: Medium warmth, slight bitterness, and a hint of fruit with vanilla and oak.

Thoughts: I enjoy the small batch quite a bit, and it’s a much better buy in my opinion than the single barrel. If you like very sweet bourbon, with emphasis on vanilla this will hit the spot.

Score: 84 out of 100

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