Balcones Texas Pot Still Bourbon

Balcones Texas Pot Still Bourbon

(0.75l, 46%)


7.6/10
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$31.99
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Unique Balcones Bourbon for connoisseurs and debutants.
 
In 2009, a tiny distilling establishment with big ideas was founded in an old welding shop under a bridge in Waco, Texas. Balcones Distilling is where a small Spirit revolution took place and pushed Texans into a new era of fine booze. After they refurbished the old building and brought copper pot stills from Portugal, rugged Bourbons and delicious Single Malts started flowing, redefining what the American Whiskey can be. Using blue corn from New Mexico and Texas-grown barley, Balcones creates Spirits with a recognizable terroir.
 
Texas Pot Still Straight Bourbon Whiskey is one of the special releases, distilled in a giant Forsyth pot still and matured for a couple of years in new charred American oak barrels. Another special feature of this Bourbon is its mash bill: roasted blue corn, Texas wheat, Texas rye and malted barley. Bottled at 92 proof, it’s both a crowd-pleaser as a gateway Balcones Bourbon, and a sophisticated expression designed for seasoned fans of the brand.

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smoky
sweet
toasted oak
caramel
sweet vanilla
apple
leather
roasted
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Tasting Notes

Appearance / Color
Mahogany
 
Nose / Aroma / Smell
Toasted oak and honey crisp apples on the nose followed by notes of kettle corn, graham cracker and oiled glove.
 
Flavor / Taste / Palate
Honeyed flavors with sweet cream, candied pecans, leather and sandalwood.
 
Finish
Soft, sweet and lingering finish with a tannic fade.
Ratings & Reviews
guest
guest,
Very smooth. The nose is not harsh at all. The flavor is smooth up front with a bit of spice at the end. Not quite as good as Garrison Brothers but it’s less than half the price. This will be a regular at my house.
 
Vincent
Vincent,
Corn is heavy on the nose and the mouthfeel; tastes like a young Bourbon. Not my favorite; will get used in cocktails.
 
Mike
Mike,
Wonderful aroma, extremely smooth- my wife's uncle and I tried it together and he was as impressed as I was.
 
Katie
Katie,
The corn taste was too strong for my taste. It tastes like it’s trying to be sweet, but comes up short. The flavor is just not for me.
 
bill
bill,
This is freaking dangerous stuff. An oaky taste but smooth finish. You are drinking along and probably more than you should because it is so smooth. Seriously, everybody who tried it, said it was one of the more smooth whiskey's they've had. highly recommend it.
 
Eric
Eric,
heavy char and burnt nickels. this is only my second texas bourbon, but i'm starting to think that it's just not my thing.
 
guest
guest,
Amazing bourbon. Mouthfeel is like that of a rich highland scotch. Robust aroma of caramel and corn and oak. Stewed stonefruit in the palate... apricot, cherry, honey, brown sugar. Rich leathery oak. Finish is all cacao nibs, a little coconut, and some sea salt.
 
Christopher
Christopher,
Strong taste, not to my liking
 
Gary
Gary,
Chocolate covered cherries on the nose. Great, single barrel chew, almost frontier style. Long, great finish of tobacco and leather. A very underestimated bourbon. Dive in!
 
Jonathan
Jonathan,
Really solid value Bourbon for the price. Some rounded cherry and chocolate notes. A perfect boulevardier cocktail base!
 
Kevin
Kevin,
So sweet, I get hard candy and smooth. Well rounded. Priced very nice and this could be a go to daily for me, one of my favored bourbons I have tried so far for the price.
 
Gary
Gary,
Cherry and chocolate on the nose. Quick burn, spice going down. Wonderful finish. Grape skins and more tart cherries on the back side.
 
John
John,
Great taste for the price. It is as good as a 60 dollar bottle
 
Troy
Troy,
Light and easy drinking but too much honey for me.
 
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