Bulleit Barrel Strength

Bulleit Barrel Strength

Price: $50 for 750ml

Distilled/Owned by: Sourced / Diageo

Region: Kentucky

59.6% ABV

Mashbill: 68% Corn, 28% Rye, 4% Malted Barley

Aged For: NAS

Cask Type: New charred oak

 


 

Color: Dark Amber

Drank: Neat, in a glencairn.

Nose: Strong vanilla and caramel with a hint of cinnamon rye spice. Cloves and baking spices.

Mouthfeel: Rich and coating

Palate/Taste: Cocoa, toffee, medium bodied cigar tobacco, cinnamon, pepper, and oak.

Finish: Warm and dry with vanilla becoming more prominent, touch of butterscotch and oak.

Thoughts: Surprisingly well done, the best of the Bulleit releases in my opinion and far superior to the 10 year.

Score: 85 out of 100

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