1792 12 Year Old
  • Category Bourbon
  • Country United States
  • Region Kentucky
  • Distillery Barton
  • Age 12 Year Old
  • Style Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey
  • Alcohol 48.3%
California residents: Click here for Proposition 65 WARNING.
  • honey
  • pralines
  • sweet
  • caramel
  • woody
  • fruit
  • toasted oak
  • spicy notes
  • vanilla

1792

12 Year Old (0.75l, 48.3%)
Price $210.99

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Character Goatson
A Bourbon-y Bourbon — all the classic notes made more prominent with twelve years of age and pitch-perfect ABV.

The Barton 1792 Distillery has been in operation since 1874. It gets the name “1792” from the year the Kentucky became an official state in the United States of America, and it’s also the name of one of the their signature single barrel Bourbon Whiskies. The Barton 1792 Distillery and Barton Brands are owned by Sazerac — one of America’s largest Spirits companies. They control dozens of brands from low end to high end — mostly American Whiskies and Bourbons — that are distributed around the world. The 1792 line of products are all premium, high-end Bourbons.

As we’re writing this, 1792 12 Year Old is the newest limited edition Bourbon offering from Barton — it was officially announced on June 27th, 2019. Master Distiller Danny Kahn seems particularly proud of this release that follows the same mash bill as their core small batch offering. But it is aged a full twelve years — a very pleasant number indeed — and it bottled at 48.3% ABV which will get the job done whether you are sipping it neat or mixing up a cocktail. And it is available at a great price point for a twelve year-old dram, so we say you should get a few of them while they last.

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The Barton 1792 Distillery is said to be the oldest continually operating distillery in Bardstown.
  • Category Bourbon
  • Country United States
  • Region Kentucky
  • Distillery Barton
  • Age 12 Year Old
  • Style Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey
  • Alcohol 48.3%
California residents: Click here for Proposition 65 WARNING.
Appearance / Color
Brilliant Amber

Nose / Aroma / Smell
Warm aromas of vanilla, toasted oak, and toffee abound.

Flavor / Taste / Palate
The flavor palate is all classic Bourbon — a creamy mouthfeel with notes of pralines, roasted wood, and a hint of stone fruits.

Finish
The finish is long and warm.
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  • honey
  • pralines
  • sweet
  • caramel
  • woody
  • fruit
  • toasted oak
  • spicy notes
  • vanilla
Dog Dogson's Smartass corner
Character Dogson
Bourbon rules refer to manufacturing methods rather than location. Bourbon must be matured in new and charred American white oak casks for at least 2 years. If the bottle has no age statement, the Bourbon is at least 4 years old. No coloring or flavoring of any type is allowed, and the mash bill must contain at least 51% corn.
The signature "1792 Bourbon" product line got its name from the year that Kentucky became an official state in the United States.
Bourbons have very prominent notes of vanilla, as American White Oak is naturally high in vanillins.
Bourbon must be made from a grain mixture that is at least 51% corn.
Straight Bourbon must be matured for at least 2 years. If a bottle has no age statement, it’s at least 4 years old.
Bourbon Is a ''new barrel Spirit'': One of the legal requirements for Bourbon is that it only be aged in brand new oak charred barrels.
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Dog Dogson's Smartass corner
Character Dogson
Bourbon rules refer to manufacturing methods rather than location. Bourbon must be matured in new and charred American white oak casks for at least 2 years. If the bottle has no age statement, the Bourbon is at least 4 years old. No coloring or flavoring of any type is allowed, and the mash bill must contain at least 51% corn.
The signature "1792 Bourbon" product line got its name from the year that Kentucky became an official state in the United States.
Bourbons have very prominent notes of vanilla, as American White Oak is naturally high in vanillins.
Bourbon must be made from a grain mixture that is at least 51% corn.
Straight Bourbon must be matured for at least 2 years. If a bottle has no age statement, it’s at least 4 years old.
Bourbon Is a ''new barrel Spirit'': One of the legal requirements for Bourbon is that it only be aged in brand new oak charred barrels.
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