Barrell Bourbon New Year 2018

Bourbon

Barrell Craft Spirits // USA

community rating

3.79
3 out of 5 stars
( 22 )

Barrell Bourbon New Year 2018 is a limited edition whiskey comprised of straight bourbons from seven different distilleries and five different states. They hail from Indiana, Kentucky, New York, Tennessee, and Texas and range in age from 5 years to 14 years. This is blended and bottled in Kentucky at a cask strength of 111.2 proof.

  • age
    NAS
  • Cost
  • abv
    55.6
  • 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

"Barrell Bourbon New Year 2018 edition comes in hot at 111.2 proof. While it's perfectly enjoyable that way, a few drops of water will help pull out some nuance, revealing notes of cherry, almond, leather, dark chocolate, and a hint of medicinal flavor. A blend with this many origins is interesting in its own right, and it comes together to make a bold, spicy bourbon that turns in unusual directions."

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Spicy & Rich