caramel
sweet
creamy vanilla
fruit
nutmeg
spicy
corn
demerara sugar
orange peel
Spiral Blanton's Original Single Barrel
Blanton's
Original Single Barrel
Tasting Notes
Appearance / Color 
Red amber color.
 
Nose / Aroma
A creamy vanilla nose features hints of orange peel, nutmeg, caramel, and light spices.
 
Flavor / Taste / Palate
A soft but rich flavor of burnt sugar, cloves in harmony with strong caramel and corn sensations.
 
Finish
A strong and lasting finish that brings back nutmeg and corn above everything else.
 
Flavour spiral
Caramel, creamy vanilla, nutmeg, spicy, demerara sugar, corn, orange peel, sweet, oak.
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It’s an Evergreen. 
 
Colonel Albert B. Blanton was born into one of the first families of Bourbon back in 1881. 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. Today, Blanton’s is a division of Sazerac Company — one of the largest privately held liquor companies in the world. They distill it in their Buffalo Trace Distillery, but make no mistake, Blanton’s is a unique, stand-alone brand with a focus on nothing but greatness. 
 
Blanton's Bourbons are something special. Just look at the bottle! Have you ever seen such a unique shape in an American Whiskey? And the cast metal stopper of a Kentucky Thoroughbred horse just adds to the mystique. This Blanton is just what the name says it is the original Single Barrel as they started doing it back in 1984 and haven’t changed anything since. Done in the same manner as Colonel Albert B. Blanton did his private reserve almost a hundred years ago, part of the barrels are from center part of Warehouse H where Blanton believed were the optimal conditions for Bourbon ageing. A classic Bourbon that still holds standards yay high for others in the game.
  • Style
    Bourbon
  • Region
    Kentucky
  • Country
    United States
  • Alcohol
    46.50%
  • Distillery
    Buffalo Trace
  • Bottler
    Buffalo Trace

Blanton's

Original Single Barrel

(0.7l, 46.50%)


8.6/10
Ratings & Reviews
Member Reviews and Ratings of Blanton's Original Single Barrel
Jason
Was in Columbus, Ohio and just broke up with my girlfriend. The bartender at the Hilton asked me what I wanted, and I said Blanton's. He said, "You're in luck." He pour a normal drink neat. Asked me what happened, I told him. He added to it and made it a double double. Lol. Had one more double double, plus a little extra to kill the bottle. He charged me for a single shot. Great bartender, but an incredible bourbon. Loved every sip. Went down easy from the start to the finish. Can't describe the taste right now, but it is always an experience. This is my number one with Buffalo Trace a close second. I am still looking for that elusive Bourbon with little to no burn. A little Peet is ok.
anonymous
Roses and fresh cut grass in the nose. Strawberry jam and caramel towards the end. Enchanting, smooth.
Daryl
Wonderfully smooth, gives you just a little burn to let you know it's bourbon. A little sweet and not too woody. Delicious.
anonymous
Always amazing. Smooth, sweet and smoky at the finish.
Roger
Great tasting , but getting harder to find.
Rick
Good, pretty sweet and smooth
Victor
Love everything about this except it's availability
Sam
Touch of vanilla and cherry. Very smooth.
anonymous
Excellent over whiskey stones and compliment a full bodied cigar.
Ryan
One of my favorites. Only a couple more ponies to complete the collection.
Craig
Overhyped & overpriced. Not among the top ten bourbons I've tasted. (RE: Blanton's) Catoctin Creek is an okay rye,but not among the best I've tasted. "Journeyman Corsets, Whips & Whiskey" is a cute marketing gimmick but the whiskey is substandard.
Deja
Kind of medicinal tasting..
anonymous
This is a great bourbon... Not too sweet not too much burn. Very smooth. I'll admit, I became interested in this bourbon after seeing it consumed on two of my favorite television shows... House of Cards and Justified. I love pouring a few fingers while I watch.
Virgil
A must have for bourbon fans!
Scott
Sweet, medium-bodied flavor. I got notes of black tea.
Larry
Love Blantons.
Jimmy
Great bourbon.
Derek
Buttery, creamy, smooth and absolutely delicious. Hands-down my favorite bourbon.
Tim
Smooth. Excellent, brilliant flavor!
anonymous
Delicious! Simply the best.
Rob
Amazingly smooth, great finish, the taste of liquid deliciousness. My favorite Bourbon by far. It's a shame the bottle is so small. My wife and I LOVE Blanton's!!
Jerry
Love Blantons
Graydon
Blantons is my sipping whiskey of choice. Outstanding flavor and finish. I have found nothing better.
Ben
This is by far the best bourbon I've had so far I love the taste!! Definitely going to be my number one spot!
Kimball
My favorite American sipping whiskey.
Andy
A favourite and need more of it in the UK!
William
The one bottle that came with me in my move overseas
anonymous
Outstanding
anonymous
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