Elmer T. Lee Bourbon

Bourbon

Elmer T. Lee // Kentucky, USA

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  • Cost

  • Distiller Score

    91
  • Avg. Rating

    4.26
    4 out of 5 stars
    ( 1878 )

This single-barrel expression is named in honor of Elmer T. Lee, former Master Distiller of Buffalo Trace Distillery and was their Ambassador for years after his retirement in 1985. Just before his retirement, he introduced the world to single-barrel bourbon with the release of Blanton's Single barrel named in honor of the gentleman who hired him back in 1949.

  • age
    NAS
  • abv
    45.0
  • 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

"Once the nose opens a little, the spice flows freely. It's warm with an inviting baked apple crisp with vanilla ice cream aroma. The palate finds more oats, apples, cinnamon, caramel and oak. The finish is long and spicy with the cinnamon prevailing note. "

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Flavor Profile

Spicy & Rich