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Barrell Foundation Bourbon Review

Tasting Notes & Ratings

Expert Rating: TBD

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Distillery Tasting Notes

Made by Barrell Craft Spirits LLC ~ Barrell Craft Spirits

Rich and complex, while the approachable proof point brings out lush sweetness and dark fruit. Nose: An initial wave of honey, candied-strawberry, dark cherry, and grilled cantaloupe greet you. Notes of lavender and fennel emerge and are balanced by cocoa, brown butter, and cardamom. Grilled peaches and hazelnut linger, followed by a burst of lemon and lime zest with a touch of oily, waxy fruit peel. Palate: Maple pecans, dark chocolate and cinnamon unfold and are quickly followed by rich flavors of tiramisu and cardamom cake, with a mouthfeel to match. This expands to include hints of fennel, lemongrass, and lemon zest, balancing the creamy, full-bodied mouthfeel. Finish: Creamy and sweet, emphasizing cinnamon, toffee, vanilla pudding.

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Additional Notes

BLEND COMPONENTS: Kentucky: 8 years old Indiana: 5, 6, & 9 years old Tennessee: 8 years old Maryland: 5 & 6 years old

Details

Proof: 100
Alcohol by volume (ABV): 50%
Aged: 5 years
Mash Bill: 73% Corn, 23% Rye, and 4% Malted Barley (Derived)
Retail (MSRP): $54.99

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83 Highly Rated Bourbon Barrell Foundation Bourbon Review

Mark Pringle - This is a fresh crack review of Barrell Foundation Bourbon from my favorite non-distiller producer, Barrell Craft Spirits. Barrell Foundation Bourbon is their first ever non-cask strength bourbon at only $54.99, and it is a beautifully balanced and tasty ...Read More

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Ratings Key

Ratings breakdown based on a 100 point scale.

  • 90-100 Exceptional
  • 80-89 Very Good
  • 70-79 Average
  • 60-69 Below Average
  • 50-60 Drain Pour
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