Blantons Straight From the Barrel Bourbon Whiskey
In the winter of 1881, Albert Bacon Blanton was born on a farm situated just outside of Frankfort, Kentucky. At the age of 16, Blanton began working at the Old Fire Copper Distillery (often abbreviated O.F.C. Distillery) as an office boy. Over the next few years, Blanton reportedly worked in every department at the distillery. By the age of 20, he was appointed the superintendent of O.F.C, and worked there until his retirement in 1952.
Much like his mentor, E.H. Taylor, Blanton was a traditional bourbon aristocrat, wedded to the production of Kentucky straight bourbon whiskey. Blanton identified a certain section of Warehouse H at his distillery, which he believed was the best for aging bourbon, and would personally select individual barrels from the section to bottle for his own private reserve.
Today, Blanton’s Original Single Barrel Bourbon Whiskey is still aged in the same section of Warehouse H as Blanton’s Private Reserve was over 50 years ago. Made from a unique mash bill of corn, rye for spice, and malted barley. This bourbon is aged in white oak and bottled uncut and unfiltered. This special single barrel and cask strength release varies in ABV, ranging from 62% to 67%.
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|Proof||126.7 (63.35% ABV) – may vary|
|Distiller/Bottler Name||Blanton’s Distilling Co.|