A full proof single cask of Barton's 1792 straight bourbon selected by and for Whiskey Hunt Australia.
Whiskey Hunt is an Australian whiskey company that runs events and educates around the premium bourbon category. This cask was selected by them and weighs in at 1792's 62.5% (125 proof) Full Proof mark.
The barrel was #3586 and it yielded just 156 bottles in total. They were all allocated prior to the expression's launch 5 February, 2020. THe barrel was emptied 18 September 2019 after seven-and-a-half years of maturation.
According to 1792, "this bold bourbon boasts an incredible deep and smoky taste, superbly balanced with sweet vanilla and notes of caramel."
The core range Full Proof was named 2020 World Whiskey Of The Year by Jim Murray's Whisky Bible.
The Barton distillery, now known as Barton 1792, was established in 1879 and is the oldest fully-operating distillery in Kentucky. The 1792 moniker for their pride and joy bourbon comes from when the Commonwealth Of Kentucky joined the union and brought with them their distilling techniques and environment.
- Barton 1792