Very Old Barton Bottled in Bond


Paid: $20 for 1.75 Liters

Distilled/Owned by: Barton / Sazercac

Region: Kentucky

50% ABV

Aged For: NAS

Mashbill: 75% corn, 15% rye, 10% malted barley

Cask Type: New charred oak, Char # 3

Chill Filtered: Unknown



Color: Clear copper

Drank: Neat, in a glencairn

Nose: Banana cream, vanilla, young wood, corn meal, and alcohol

Feel: Thin bodied

Taste: Sour corn mash, oak, pepper, and vanilla, very straighforward

Finish: Medium, hint of cinnamon and baking spice with sweet vanilla sugar

Thoughts: A bit disappointing, I’m sure the removal of the age statement has really hurt this one.

Score: 73 out of 100

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