Kentucky Gentleman (1980’s Release)

Kentucky Gentleman

Price: Discontinued

Distilled/Owned by: Barton / Sazerac

Region: Kentucky

43% ABV

Aged For: Minimum 4 years (Bottled in the 1980’s)

Cask Type: New charred oak

Chill Filtered: Yes?

 


 

Color: Auburn

Drank: Neat, in a glencairn.

Nose: Dried fruit, honey, vanilla, oak, and sugary mash.

Mouthfeel: Slightly watery

Palate/Taste: Caramel, apricot, milk chocolate, pepper, and oak.

Finish: Slight warmth, caramel, pepper and oak flavors.

Thoughts: It’s interesting to taste a bottom shelf bourbon from almost 4 decades ago, it wasn’t too bad, but unless you found it cheap at an estate sale or are a collector I wouldn’t chase it down.

Score: 74 out of 100

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