Yellow Rose Outlaw Bourbon

Bourbon

Yellow Rose // Texas, USA

  • Cost

  • Distiller Score

    87
  • Avg. Rating

    3.06
    3 out of 5 stars
    ( 81 )

The Yellow Rose is surprisingly NOT the state flower of Texas--the bluebonnet holds that honor--but the yellow rose is linked to a folk song written shortly after the Battle of San Jacinto (today's Harris County) which helped to end the Texas Revolution in 1836. This Texan bourbon is produced in Houston's first legal distillery (also located in Harris County) from 100% corn sourced from the Texas panhandle.

  • age
    NAS
  • abv
    46.0
  • 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

"Pecans, both the nut and the shell, are found on the nose along with sweet creamed corn. There is a decent amount of smoke from the barrel detected, but it's not over the top. For 100% corn, the bourbon is not as oily and slick as one might expect, which is a good thing. The palate has more of a dark caramel covered popcorn quality to it along with a moderate amount of wood spices. It is young and perhaps not super complex, but overall it's pretty, pretty, pretty good."

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