Bottle: Barton 1792 Distillery full proof Kentucky Straight Bourbon,44.99 USD
Behind the story: What better way to start the new year than a glass of whiskey, was recently named the best in the world?
Barton 1792 Distillery has a long history of making Bourbon. In fact, it claims to be the oldest complete brewery operation, founded in 1879, in the Kentucky town of Bardstown, which is considered a hotbed of Bourbon whiskey. (The 1792 in the name refers to the year Kentucky became a state.)
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But it might not be until the autumn of last year, Barton became a big problem. This time, Jim Morrison, spirits experts, he released the annual”Whisky Bible”guide, it will be named the world’s best in his annual survey.
“This is the whisky to stand out, almost independent of the beautiful. Now the fault is not easy something this intense and brilliant rich,”Murray declared.
Whisky is full proof, which means that it does not doped with any way to reduce its high alcohol content. It is also worth noting that the fact that Barton is owned by the Sazerac Company, the spirit of the Enterprise Group, the parent company of Buffalo Trace Distillery, which is the brand behind the cult of Daddy Van Winkle Bourbon line, which can be sold for thousands of dollars per bottle. Apparently, Dad there is some competition, these days more affordable, provided within the family.
We think about: This is a very big and bold whisky, although the high alcohol content is not very obvious. On the contrary, it is a rich, oak Quality, announced itself. The brand also says that you should pick up notes of caramel and jam-like fruit.
How to enjoy: There is such a neat with a couple drops of water brand recommendations. We Agree—you want to enjoy it in its purest form. That said, Bourbon can work on classic whiskey cocktails such as a Manhattan or old. If you have trouble finding a bottle, the brand noted that it will release”another batch very soon.”