.balcones – 5th anniversary – single barrel bourbon – 2nd release – barrel #1499

65,7% abv, €150+, bourbon, non-chill filtered, natural colour, single barrel

Nose: fresh, sweet, mint, eucalyptus, honey, toffee, fresh ground coffee, very dark chocolate, liquorice root, leather, aniseed, wood, syrup
Palate: sharp, green pepper, sweet, honey, honeycomb, citrus, lime, a hint of rubber, cloves
Finish: dark, firm, long, sweet, honey, hints of rubber and leather, slight tannins on the back of the tongue
Mark: +++++
Conclusion: every drop would be well worth the money

More info: only 169 bottles were produced. Please, PLEASE make more of this…!?

The sample of this was supplied by Balcones Whisky, Master of Malt and The Whisky Wire through #BalconesWhisky twitter tasting. The Whisky Exchange (in our sidebar) has some expressions too.

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