12yr old Rye Bourbon Recipe Warehouse Floors Experiment
This experiment tested how Buffalo Trace's Rye Mash recipe #1 ages on three different warehouse floors over 12 years. Barrels aged on the first floor resulted in delicate flavored bourbon that is subtly sweet, with a mild oak taste. Barrels aged on the fifth floor yielded a bourbon that tasted of sweet vanilla and light caramel, coupled with light wood flavors. Lastly, barrels aged on the ninth floor produced bourbon with a deep aroma, and a flavor of roasted nut sweetness paired with green pears and figs.
Rye Bourbon Recipe Entry Proof Experiment: 90 Proof
This experiment tested how entry proof of rye bourbon mash #1 affects flavor. The taste of light fruity flavor followed by some hints of dried nuts and spice, with a drier finish.
Rye Bourbon Recipe Entry Proof Experiment: 105 Proof
This experiment ventured to discover how rye bourbon mash #1 Barrel entry proof alters flavor. The 105 entry proof produced a bourbon which had a good overall flavor with some earthy tones, followed by a buttery, light finish.
Rye Bourbon Recipe Entry Proof Experiment: 115 Proof
This experiment is an analysis of how barrel entry proof of rye bourbon mash #1 will impact bourbon's flavor. This barrel entry proof has light flavors mingled with leather and palm sugar.
Rye Bourbon Recipe Entry Proof Experiment: 125 Proof
This experiment explored how the barrel entry proof of rye bourbon mash #1 affects bourbon's flavor. The 125 entry resulted in a well-balanced bourbon, spicy cloves mingled with sweet vanilla, caramel and toffee to create a well-rounded and complex flavor.
12 year old Wheated Bourbon from Floor #1
Bourbon from Floor 1 has a mild nose with a hint of vanilla/. The flavor is sweet with slight caramel and butterscotch notes along with bright berry fruit flavors and hints of clover. The body is mild with an easy and approachable palate.
12 year old Wheated Bourbon from Floor #5
Bourbon from Floor 5 has an aroma full of herbal notes. The mouth has savory flavors of cooked cinnamon and clove that are balanced with a presence of caramel and butterscotch. The finish is quite and smooth and balanced.
12 year old Wheated Bourbon from Floor #9
Barrels aged on Floor 9 has a rich and delightful aroma of charred oak. The initial flavor fills the mouth with toasted almonds and walnuts that is complimented by chicory and blackberry. The mouth feel is medium bodied with a dry finish.