Bulleit Blender’s Select Batch 001
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Raided Score: 89 Publication: Distiller Excerpt: Towards the back, there's also a bit of sour cherry along with pepper and rye spice. A lengthy finish leaves you riding a wave of caramel and barrel char. Read Full Review Raided Score: 92 Publication: Whisky Advocate Excerpt: It finishes with lengthy cherry syrup, high-end dark chocolate, and more varnish and leather. Read Full Review Raided Score: 96 Publication: The Whiskey Wash Excerpt: The flavor is complex and makes for a fantastic sipper. Probably the best Bulleit expression I have tasted. Its high rye profile is my jam, but it stands out compared to others. Read Full Review Raided Score: 83 Publication: Whiskey Consensus Excerpt: This first release in the Blender’s Select series provides a major step up for the Bulleit brand, at least in my mind. The high rye mash bill provides plenty of the spice that I typically prefer in a bourbon, while also showcasing a range of dark fruit notes that tame the spice and proof to create a very smooth, drinkable bourbon. Read Full Review Raided Score: 91 Publication: Drinkhacker Excerpt: All told, it drinks like a rather fruitier version of the iconic standby, and with depth to spare. Read Full Review Raided Score: 90 Publication: Whiskey Raiders Excerpt: Lovely release and a really great blend. Looking forward to seeing more releases like these from Bulleit and Eboni and her work. Top notch. Read Full Review
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The first release of this new line of expressions, Bulleit Blender's Select is a new, blended line coming from the handiwork and blendng expertise of Eboni Major on behalf of Bulleit Bourbon.
Bright honesuckle, caramel, toffee and praline. Cinnamon, a hint of pepper and clove. Gentle oak tannins, some vanilla bean.
Spicy on the palate at first. Ton of caramel, sweet cream, brown butter and pepper. Nice oak structure. Complex.
Long finish that blends fresh baked bread, brown sugar, demanding oak and some floral spice.
Lovely release and a really great blend. Looking forward to seeing more releases like these from Bulleit and Eboni and her work. Top notch.
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