Balcones Texas Blue Corn Bourbon

Bourbon

Balcones // Texas, USA

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  • Cost

  • Distiller Score

    88
  • Avg. Rating

    3.52
    3 out of 5 stars
    ( 41 )

Balcones Texas Blue Corn Bourbon is distilled from a mash of - yup, you guessed it, blue corn. It's part of the distillery's special release bottlings, made available in limited quantities and released only once a year. After aging in new, charred American oak, it gets bottled at 64.5% ABV

  • age
    NAS
  • abv
    64.5
  • Bourbon
    Produced anywhere in USA; Mash bill of at least 51% corn; aged in new, charred oak barrels.
  • Cask Type
    new, charred American oak

Tasting Notes

"As befits a Texas distillery, Balcones makes a big bourbon. Bottled at high abv and picking up a ton of color from new charred oak, their blue corn bourbon comes on strong with notes of smoke, crème brûlée, chai, and vanilla. Its flavors are intense, but reveal subtlety over time."

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Flavor Profile

Spicy & Rich