The Bulleit Distilling Co. was started over two decades ago and they’ve been one of the fastest growing small batch bourbons in America. They have their classic bourbon, as well as a newer straight rye whiskey, but their most recent addition is Bulleit 10. Bulliet 10 is the same well-known classic, charred in American white oak, but it was set aside for ten years to see how age would develop the flavor.
Good news, kids: the distillers at Bulleit think they’ve got a home run on their hands. They feel that the extra years have created a version that “provides a rich, deep, incredibly smooth sipping experience that maintains the inherent character and high rye content for which the Bulleit brand is best known.” The traditional amount of years that Bulleit Bourbon ages is about five to eight years.
Some characteristics of the new Bulleit 10 include:
• 91.2 proof (45.6% ABV)
• Russet in color
• Rich oaky aromas and hints of vanilla and dried fruit
• Smoky and smooth finish
• The iconic frontier-inspired bottle with a beige label that showcases the liquor’s age
• A premium box display
• 750 ml bottle
It’s slightly more expensive, hanging around the $50 price point, but it’s a really solid bourbon that’s definitely worth a taste. If you’ve tried it let us know what you think.