Nov 6, 2020

To compare, I lined up all three and tasted them. Barton also released a one-time 225th Anniversary Bourbon last year to commemorate the Commonwealth of Kentucky’s 225th anniversary. What it allowed for was more of the flavors to pull through, and for whatever reason had the best mouthfeel of the three. It’s not quite as chewy as compared to 1792 Small Batch, but it does have a nice mouthfeel overall. The finish is medium-long and characterized by the same caramel/vanilla/spice profile that is present throughout the sip. Their most recent release is 1792 Bottled in Bond Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey. While the standard bourbon mash bill that Barton uses is only officially advertised as being higher in rye content, reputable sources put the mash at 15% rye for the standard bourbon. To remove this text, login to your WordPress admin panel and go to Appearance >> Widgets, and drag & drop a widget into this widget panel. Peerless Small Batch Barrel Proof Bourbon, Joseph Magnus Cigar Blend Bourbon - Batch 24 “The Fruit Bomb”, Balcones “1” Texas Single Malt Whiskey, Going All in on Whiskey: One Mountain at a Time, An Unlikely Marriage: Penelope Bourbon's Thorny Road to a Rosé Finished Bourbon, 2020 Buffalo Trace Antique Collection Review & Final Thoughts. Alongside the 1792 brand, Barton also produces bourbon for the the Very Old Barton, Kentucky Tavern, Chestnut Farms and Tom Moore brands, and contract distills for at least a handful of non-distilling producers (allegedly of course, due to nondisclosure agreements). Bardstown’s Barton Distillery has released a flurry of new bourbons under their 1792 label, with the Bottled in Bond becoming the newest release when it debuted in the Fall of 2017. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); A Tallahassee-based lawyer and whiskey enthusiast. } The distilling building itself is tall and brooding, with its weather-worn brick exterior reminding one more of a 19th century industrial factory than anything else. He is also an avid bourbon hunter who never passes up an opportunity to search for and discuss bourbon. Must Try! This bottled in bond release from Barton 1792 was first released in the Fall of 2017 as the distillery continued to expand its portfolio of annual release whiskey. The rye spice and seasoned oak present themselves most prominently, overtaking the sweeter notes, which ultimately makes for a characteristically spicy sip. Carrying on that custom, this well-aged whiskey from barrels all filled during the same season was packaged at precisely 100 proof for an intense taste and waiting completion – a demonstration of the Bottled-in-Bond Act built up finished a century prior. What might be an even closer product, or maybe even the same, is Barton’s own Very Old Barton Bottled In Bond. If you're not old enough to drink, then you're not old enough to read Breaking Bourbon. } if (!window.mc4wp) { event : event, 2017 would keep that tradition alive by releasing yet another new label, 1792 Bottled in Bond. Depending how you look at it Barton could receive accolades or criticism for this release. /* Add your own Mailchimp form style overrides in your site stylesheet or in this style block. The mash bill for this release is not disclosed but it is described as a high rye bourbon, which is believed to be in the 15-25% range. The distillery site contains an impressive 29 multi-story barrel aging rickhouses alongside a slew of other buildings. (function() { There is also no age statement on this bottle but since it is bottled in bond we know it is at least 4 years old. Rye spice mingles with caramel and vanilla creating a flavor profile that’s easily alluded to based on the aroma. After a good 15-20 minutes in the glass it’s woken up a bit to reveal a balanced display of rich caramel and toasted oak that’s verging towards wood varnish. }); We thank them for allowing us to review it with no strings attached. listeners: [], Nose:  Fairly subdued and sleepy, at least initially. Rye spice, vanilla, and caramel are most prominent with a trace of oak underneath. */. 1792 Bottled In Bond Barrel Pick Bourbon Whiskey In 1897, the Bottled-in-Bond Act altered the nature of American bourbon. Falling in line behind these are rye spices (clove, allspice), pipe tobacco, and hints of praline and leather. 1792 Bottled in Bond typically retails in the $30-$40 range. Van Winkle Bourbon 2020 Annual Release Coming Soon, WOODFORD RESERVE LAUNCHES BACCARAT EDITION, Evan Williams Unveils New Packaging for the Bourbon Franchise, Heaven Hill Distillery Launches Season Two of “Tales from the Hill” Podcast, BHAKTA 50: The Armagnac secret that Whiskey drinkers need to know about, Elijah Craig Barrel Batch B516 Proof 139.4, Four Roses Limited Edition Small Batch (2019 Release), Old Fitzgerald Bottled-In-Bond: 15 Year (Fall 2019). To draw a comparison to 1792 Bottled in Bond, you don’t need to look very far. I’d be happy having any of those three on my shelf at any given time for when I get the itch for a nice savory sipping bourbon. 1792 Bottled In Bond Single Barrel $39.99 In 1897, the Bottled-in-Bond Act revolutionized the quality of American whiskey. I’ll note that each had been open for some time with a fair amount of air space in the bottle (including the 1792 Bottled In Bond), though the 1792 Bottled In Bond was in a small media sample bottle. At more than double the price of Very Old Barton Bottled In Bond and a 45% premium over 1792 Small Batch, you could easily argue 1792 Bottled In Bond is a terrible value. Henry McKenna 10 year old Single Barrel Bottled in Bond Kentucky Straight Bourbon—90 points, $33. 1792 Bottled in Bond is balanced and rich with the perfect about of heft to deliver the flavor. You can follow Luke's personal bourbon blog at or on Instagram @capitalcitybourbon. The sip ends nicely with rye spice and seasoned oak dominating the start of the finish. Along with it’s standard Small Batch and Single Barrel, the 1792 label now has “High Rye”, “Sweet Wheat”, “Port Finish” and “Full Proof” editions, alongside this new bottled in bond bourbon which is slated to be an annual Fall release going forward. Palate:  The arrival is silky and medium-bodied with vanilla and rye spice leading the way, before a bold barrage of allspice, hazelnuts, caramel cream, and oak take over. window.mc4wp = { (Tasted neat from a Glencairn Glass) Color In fact, Barton makes two very similar products - 1792 Small Batch and Very Old Barton Bottled In Bond. If the folks at Barton are listening, it would be really nice to see some more information on the label - the age, distillation season, where exactly it was aged in the rickhouse, etc. In fact, Barton makes two very similar products - 1792 Small Batch and Very Old Barton Bottled In Bond. Since it’s more well rounded than Very Old Barton Bottled In Bond by my comparison, I would also assume they intend it to be a more refined product. To draw a comparison to 1792 Bottled in Bond, you don’t need to look very far. 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Van Winkle Lot B 12 Year, © 2018 WBSE - Division of Whiskey Bourbon Scotch Enthusiasts LLC, WhistlePig Single Barrel Rye – WBSE & Freeland Spirits Pick, Westland Sherry Wood American Single Malt, Jack Daniel’s Single Barrel Barrel Proof – WBSE Pick, Son’s of Liberty Spirits Company Distillery Visit, Chris Morris – Author of Woodford Reserve Double Double Oaked, Great Whiskey, Better Moments: WBSE Kentucky Round Up 2018, New Whiskey Watch: Old Forester Kentucky Straight Rye, New Bourbon Alert: Booker’s 30th Anniversary, The product of one distillation season, per bottled in bond regulations, Undisclosed mash bill likely around 75% corn and 15% rye. } It also wouldn’t be unreasonable to assume Bottled In Bond is more carefully curated as barrels from a single distillation season are more carefully selected prior to batching.

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