Blanton's Black Review [In Depth]
Blanton's Black (Takara Black)
Blanton's Black Details
Distillery: Buffalo Trace
Type & Region: Kentucky, Bourbon
Composition: Rumored to be around 12-15% rye
Aged: Rumored to be around 8 years old
Price: No idea what MSRP is supposed to be. Paid $45 in Japan
Blanton's Black overview
Blanton's Black smell
Blanton's Black taste and aftertaste
Blanton's Black Rating
Let me start by mentioning that I enjoyed smelling and drinking Blanton’s Black. It has a nice range of sweet, herbal, earthy and fruity traits with a solid background oakiness, roastiness, and smokiness that all mesh together well.It very much captures the Blanton’s personality I’ve come to expect from Blanton’s Red and Blanton’s Gold, but not so much Straight From The Barrel, which is a totally different breed. The more vibrant and effervescent oak and smoke is really a nice touch.
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