Bowman Brothers Small Batch

Bowman Brothers Small Batch

Price: $30 for 750ml

Distilled/Owned by: Buffalo Trace & Bowman / Sazerac

Region: Kentucky / Virginia

45% ABV

Mashbill: Buffalo Trace mashbill #1

Aged For: NAS

Cask Type: New charred oak (Stored upright) 

Chill Filtered: Yes?



Color: Amber

Drank: Neat, in a glencairn.

Nose: Gentle caramel, oak, vanilla, corn, cinnamon, and brown sugar

Mouthfeel: Light bodied

Palate/Taste: Vanilla, oak, white pepper, caramel, very one note and “smooth”

Finish: Gentle warmth and medium length with the palate carrying over to the finish.

Thoughts: I thought a bit about this, and came to the conclusion this is made for people who enjoy things like Crown Royal and Jameson. It’s a more flavorful alternative to Basil Hayden’s for newcomers to the bourbon scene.

Score: 78 out of 100


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