101-proof. Single barrel. Hand-selected to be fuller-bodied, it tends to have a rich vanillia flavor with a hint of sweetness. Taste: complex layering of almonds, honey, blackberries and leather. Finish: long, dark and lingering.
The first bourbon to win The Trophy, the highest award given at the International Spirits Challenge 1998.
Named by Washingtonian magazine Greatest Bourbon in the World in 1995.
In the winter of 1881, Albert Bacon Blanton was born into one of the first families of bourbon history. At the age of sixteen, he started work in the Distillery as an office boy and fast became a leading pioneer in the development of bourbon. From the time he was made...