He didn't like this surprisingly so... Stood out in a bad way had to mix just to drink
Balcones Texas “1” Single Malt
Bourbon /53% ABV / Texas, United States
- Texas, United States
A timeless style of malt whisky, Balcones "1" Texas Single Malt breathes new life into centuries of distilling tradition with classic techniques and ingredients adapted for New World tastes. Opening aromas bear hints of toffee and overripe fruits. On the palate, layers of toasted malt and honey give way to mellow notes of baked pears and apples. A long finish is accompanied by cinnamon and cloves. Texas made, Texas proud, we hope you enjoy the whisky we owe our success to as much as we enjoy making it.View all products by BalconesCalifornia Residents: Click here for Proposition 65 WARNING
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Top 3 in Texas Whiskey
ChristopherVerified BuyerVerified Buyer
One of the finest whiskies I've tried. Almost a bourbon but with a great deal more complexity to it than most unfinished bourbons have. An excellent sipper, I look forward to trying it with a drop of water next to see if I can find more layers to its depths!
BrianVerified BuyerVerified Buyer
Me and my whiskey drinking partner in crime agree, better than Blantons
Because of the liquor’s aging process variation, bourbon’s colors range from light amber to dark caramel and each bottle must contain at least 40% ABV. Bourbon can only be called bourbon if it’s aged in an oak barrel; barrels must be new and are pre-charred to help the liquid extract as much flavor as possible from the wood.
While both whiskey and bourbon are made from the same base ingredients (a predominantly corn mash, yeast and water), a spirit can only be called bourbon if it’s crafted in the United States, surpasses a minimum 40% ABV and is aged in new, charred, white oak barrels. Bourbons are generally on the younger side of the whiskey family (compared to older whiskies like scotch) and thus deliver a sweeter profile.
Raise a glass to science: While rye, barley and wheat all contain the gluten protein, the actual gluten is removed during the bourbon’s distillation process, in which the gluten molecules are separated from the actual distillate used to make the final product.