An Exploration of Blanton’s Straight From The Barrel

Blanton's is a cask strength from Buffalo Trace, and it is one of the most beloved whiskeys in the world. Blanton's has been a favorite of connoisseurs for years, and now they have released a new expression that has taken the world by storm—Blanton's Straight From The Barrel.

This special edition whiskey is bottled at cask strength, meaning that no oter were blended into it. The result is a unique flavor profile that is like no other whiskey out there. It has notes of vanilla, caramel, and spice that are sure to please even the most discerning palates.

The history of Blanton's dates back over 150 years and its legend has only grown with time. This single barrel bourbon was originally created in 1882 by Colonel Albert B. Blanton who wanted to craft a unique whiskey for his guests at his distillery in Frankfort, Kentucky. He chose only the finest ingredients and aging techniques to create this exquisite spirit.

Today, Blanton's Straight From The Barrel is still made using Colonel Blanton's own recipe, but technology makes it possible to bottle it at 93 proof so more people can experience its full depth of flavor. And while the US version is all we've got here (with Blanton's Gold soon to be released), many countries overseas get to enjoy a variety of Blanton's bottled at different proofs as well!

When it comes to pricing, 750ml bottles of Blanton's Single Barrel and Special Reserve come in around $65 while the Gold Edition clocks in around $95 and Straight from the Barrel will cost you about $110 per bottle.

Whether you're an old-fashioned whisky drinker or just getting into your whisky journey, you'll definitely want to give Blanton's and their Straight From The Barrel expression a try—you won't regret it!

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Age of Blanton's Straight From The Barrel

Blanton's Straight From The Barrel is a cask strength bourbon that is approximately 6 years old. It is produced by Buffalo Trace and is a single barrel bourbon, meaning that no other barrels were blended in to give it its unique flavor. The age of this particular bourbon is determined by the amount of time it spends aging in charred white oak barrels, which in this case was around 6 years. Blanton's Straight From The Barrel has a robust and complex flavor profile with notes of caramel, vanilla, and oak that can only be achieved through extended aging.

Proof of Blanton's Straight From The Barrel

Blanton's Straight from the Barrel is an exclusive product that is only available at the Buffalo Trace Distillery in Frankfort, Kentucky. It is bottled at barrel strength, whch means it has not been cut with to reduce the proof. Depending on what barrel was selected for bottling, the proof can range anywhere from 110-125 proof. It should be noted that, while Blanton's Straight from the Barrel is bottled at a higher proof than its regular 93-proof version, it still has all of the same flavor complexities and characteristics that make it one of the most sought-after bourbons in the world.

The Cost of a Full Barrel of Blanton's Whiskey

A full barrel of Blanton's whiskey is a great way to stock up and enjoy your favorite bourbon! A full barrel of Blanton's whiskey contains 53 gallons, or approximately 400 bottles, and is priced at $15,000. That works out to an average cost per bottle of about $37.50, making it a great value for any serious whiskey enthusiast!


In conclusion, Blanton's is a premium bourbon whiskey brand with a long history of craftsmanship and excellence. Its flagship product, Straight From The Barrel, is a cask strength bourbon that is said to be around six years old. Unlike othr Blanton's whiskeys, which are blended from multiple barrels, this single barrel whiskey has not been blended with any other barrels. Blanton's comes in various sizes and prices depending on the type of whiskey being purchased; the most expensive being the Straight From The Barrel at $110 for 750 ml. With its unique flavor profile and rich heritage, Blanton's is a great choice for any whiskey connoisseur looking for something special.

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Thomas Ashford

Thomas Ashford is a highly educated brewer with years of experience in the industry. He has a Bachelor Degree in Chemistry and a Master Degree in Brewing Science. He is also BJCP Certified Beer Judge. Tom has worked hard to become one of the most experienced brewers in the industry. He has experience monitoring brewhouse and cellaring operations, coordinating brewhouse projects, and optimizing brewery operations for maximum efficiency. He is also familiar mixology and an experienced sommelier. Tom is an expert organizer of beer festivals, wine tastings, and brewery tours.