1792 Bottled-in-Bond Bourbon

Single Barrel Pick

Let’s explore the 1792 Bottled-in-Bond Bourbon, a robust and modest proofed expression from the Barton 1792 Distillery. The 1792 part of the name is thanks to the year that Kentucky became a state. The distillery was actually founded in 1879. It is the oldest fully operational distillery in Bardstown. The name Bottled-in-Bond comes from the Act of 1897 which safeguards production and distribution allowing the purchaser to know where the whiskey came from. This bottle of whiskey always pleases with its oak, spice, caramel and cherry flavors. Here are the details and tasting notes:

  • Classification: Straight Bourbon
  • Company: Sazerac Company, Inc
  • Distillery: Barton 1792 Distillery
  • Release Date: March 2024
  • Proof: 100
  • Mashbill: Undisclosed – it is a high-rye whiskey
  • Retail Price: $44

Key Points
Bottled in Bond Act: In 1897, the Bottled-in-Bond Act revolutionized the quality of American whiskey. This tradition lives on in the 1792 Bottled in Bond, which adheres to the strict standards set by the act.

Tasting Notes

Nose:

Spice and Oak, True to its heritage, the unmistakable spice of 1792 Bourbon is met with notes of charred oak.

Palate:

Rye spice mingles with caramel, vanilla, and cherry flavor profile. Seasoned oak is prominent overtaking the sweeter notes and makes for a spicy dram. Great viscosity and mouthfeel mingle with the flavors.

Finish:

Delicate tones of caramel cherry weave through the whiskey, balancing sweetness with depth and a strong finish.

Remember, this bourbon dwells in the sweet spot of age, balances oak beautifully, and invites you to explore its bold flavors. This bourbon drinks well above it weight and price… simply amazing bourbon.