Very Old Barton 100 Proof Kentucky Straight Bourbon

Bourbon

Very Old Barton // Kentucky, USA

  • Cost

  • Distiller Score

    86
  • Avg. Rating

    3.22
    3 out of 5 stars
    ( 353 )

Very Old Barton, owned by the Sazerac Company, is produced in Bardstown, Kentucky. There are variety of Very Old Barton bourbons on the market including an 80 proof, an 86 proof and a 90 proof. This 100 proof bottling is also bottled in bond. The 6 year age statement is now gone and replaced with just the number "6" on the handle, but they bourbon is indeed at least 4 years old. 

  • age
    NAS
  • abv
    50.0
  • 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

"There's a good hit of rye in the mash bill, and this is very much in keeping with the amount of pepper and spice up front. Its got some sweetness to it, but not as much as with most bourbons, and it mellows out nicely with a bit of ice. People who whine about bourbon being too sweet might make peace with this one. This a great one to keep in your cheap bottle repertoire, especially if you are looking for something to mix with."

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