1792 High Rye Bourbon


Barton 1792 // Kentucky, USA

community rating

3 out of 5 stars
( 93 )

Hitting shelves October 2016, this High Rye Bourbon increases the rye percentage even more in a brand which already has a higher rye content than most other bourbon brands. Distilled in May 2008, this straight bourbon is aged just over 8 years. It was produced at the Barton 1792 Distillery in Kentucky and is the 5th Limited Edition release from the brand. Bottled at 94.3 proof.

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  • Bourbon
    Produced anywhere in USA; Mash bill of at least 51% corn; aged in new, charred oak containers.
  • Cask Type
    new, charred American oak

Tasting Notes

"This whiskey opens like a beautiful apple and pear tart coming out of the oven: brightly fruity and deliciously warm. The baking spices don't disappear on the palate; in fact, candied ginger and orange peels demand your attention immediately. The rye punch you're expecting never happens. Instead, you get a balanced, sweet bourbon. "

Score 85

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