Blood Oath Bourbon Pact No. 5
Blood Oath // Kentucky, USA
The Blood Oath Bourbon series is created by blending "unique bourbons" together. This bottling highlights a high-rye 8 year-old bourbon which aged in dark Caribbean rum barrels for 6 months. That is blended with two other bourbons: an 11 year-old wheated bourbon and a 13 year-old high-rye bourbon. Blood Oath Bourbon Pact No. 5 is the fifth release in this series which first launched in 2015. Available April 2018.
BourbonProduced anywhere in USA; Mash bill of at least 51% corn; aged in new, charred oak barrels.
Cask Typenew, charred American oak & rum barrels
"This bourbon is enticingly sweet on the aroma and delightful on the first sip, with notes of vanilla, cinnamon, cola, and brown sugar. The finish is bright and slightly tart, though maintaining its sweeter notes. It's complex yet easy to enjoy, proving that the ageing in rum barrels pays off."