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Colonel Edmund Haynes Taylor, Jr. is widely considered one of the founding fathers of the bourbon industry, fighting for the Bottled-in-Bond Act of 1897, nearly three decades after he purchased what is now called Buffalo Trace Distillery. During his time, Taylor implemented several innovative methods still used today, including climate controlled aging warehouses. E.H. Taylor, Jr. Single Barrel is aged exclusively in Warehouse C, which was built by Taylor in 1881 and proven to be an excellent aging warehouse. Each barrel is hand-picked and Bottled in Bond at 100 proof to honor its namesake.
The aroma carries lightly toasted oak, with dried figs and butterscotch. One sip brings flavors of sweetness balanced with tobacco and dark spices. The finish is just long enough to prepare the palette for another sip. The bottle itself is a likeness to Colonel Taylor's original design used over a century ago.
2012 Extraordinary-Ultimate Recommendation - Chairman's Trophy Finalist - Ultimate Spirits Challenge
2012 Gold Medal - Best in Category - Los Angeles International Wine & Spirits Competition
2012 Silver Medal - New York World Wine & Spirits Competition
2012 Silver Outstanding Medal - International Wine & Spirits Competition
2012 Bronze Medal - Packaging Design - Los Angeles International Wine & Spirits Competition
2012 Top 50 Spirits - Wine Enthusiast Magazine
2012 Top Ten Spirits - Wine & Spirits Magazine
2012 Rating of 89 - Beverage Testing Institute International Review of Spirits
Wine Enthusiast rating: 94
"A very sound whiskey that ably demonstrates the small Bottled-in-Bond sector of American whiskey making." -Paul Pacult's Spirit Journal
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