Balcones Texas Pot Still Bourbon
  • Category Bourbon
  • Country United States
  • Region Texas
  • Distillery Balcones
  • Age NAS
  • Style Pot Still Bourbon
  • Alcohol 46%
California residents: Click here for Proposition 65 WARNING.
  • corn
  • smoky
  • sweet
  • toasted oak
  • caramel
  • sweet vanilla
  • apple
  • leather
  • roasted

Balcones

Texas Pot Still Bourbon (0.75l, 46%)
Price $30.99

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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 Whisky 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 sophis​ticated expression designed for seasoned fans of the brand.

  • Category Bourbon
  • Country United States
  • Region Texas
  • Distillery Balcones
  • Age NAS
  • Style Pot Still Bourbon
  • Alcohol 46%
California residents: Click here for Proposition 65 WARNING.
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.
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  • corn
  • smoky
  • sweet
  • toasted oak
  • caramel
  • sweet vanilla
  • apple
  • leather
  • roasted
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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.
Sure, Kentucky gets all the press when it comes to Bourbon. And with good reason—nearly 95% of it is produced there. But Bourbon can be made anywhere as long as it's within the United States. Just ask states with budding distilleries like Illinois and New York.
Whisky or Whiskey? The spelling differs geographically. In Scotland, Japan, and some other parts of the world, distilleries usually spell it Whisky; in Ireland and the USA, they spell it Whiskey.
Bourbon was declared "The Official Spirit of America" by an Act of Congress signed by President Lyndon Johnson in 1964.
Bourbons have very prominent notes of vanilla, as American White Oak is naturally high in vanillins.

Balcones has the tallest copper pot stills in the world, featuring proprietary helical lyne arms that were designed and built by the famed Forsyths of Scotland.

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Dog Dogson's Smartass corner
Character Dogson
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.
Sure, Kentucky gets all the press when it comes to Bourbon. And with good reason—nearly 95% of it is produced there. But Bourbon can be made anywhere as long as it's within the United States. Just ask states with budding distilleries like Illinois and New York.
Whisky or Whiskey? The spelling differs geographically. In Scotland, Japan, and some other parts of the world, distilleries usually spell it Whisky; in Ireland and the USA, they spell it Whiskey.
Bourbon was declared "The Official Spirit of America" by an Act of Congress signed by President Lyndon Johnson in 1964.
Bourbons have very prominent notes of vanilla, as American White Oak is naturally high in vanillins.

Balcones has the tallest copper pot stills in the world, featuring proprietary helical lyne arms that were designed and built by the famed Forsyths of Scotland.

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