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Blanton's Black Edition Bourbon Review

Tasting Notes & Ratings

Expert Rating: 88Highly Rated Bourbon

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Distillery Tasting Notes

Sazerac Company ~ Buffalo Trace Distillery

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The People's Bourbon Review

Color: Mahogany. Nose: A bit of cigar smoke, vanilla, dried cherries, dark chocolate. Palate: Silky with rich notes of buttered toffee, deep oak, buttery fudge, and spice cake. Cigar smoke note stays around. Mouthfeel is mildly coating, thin, no burn. Finish: Long with more toffee and praline notes. .

Proof: 80
Alcohol by volume (ABV): 40%
Aged: 8 years
Mash Bill: Buffalo Trace Mash Bill #2
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Ratings Key

Ratings breakdown based on a 100 point scale.

  • 100 Unsurpassable (The GOAT)
  • 95-99 Exceptional
  • 90-94 Excellent
  • 85-89 Great
  • 80-84 Good
  • 75-79 Above Average
  • 70-74 Average
  • 65-69 Below Average. Mixer, at best
  • 60-64 Bad
  • 50-59 Drain Pour
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