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Balcones Distilling FR.OAK French Oak Single Malt Whisky
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Whiskey: Balcones Distilling FR.OAK French Oak Single Malt

Known as Balcones FR.OAK, this new single malt whiskey will be the first permanent line extension of the distillery’s well regarded “1” Texas Single Malt bottling, bottled at a cask strength of 60% ABV, spent an average of 9 months in American oak, and then casks of this were blended into French oak and allowed to rest there for an additional 13 months, bringing the total aging time to at least 22 months.

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Size: 750ML

Proof: 120 (60% ABV)

Origin: United States

Distillery: Balcones Distillery

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Detailed Description

This version of Balcones Single Malt is made using 100% Golden Promise barley, a type that had once been popular in Scotland for its depth of flavor, but has been all but replaced by less expensive varieties with higher yield. The barley is slowly fermented at low temperatures to extract its inherent richness and deeper flavor. The whisky is then aged in a progression of custom made barrels of different sizes, in this case American oak barrels an average of 9 months, then blended into French oak barrels for up to an additional 13 months, averaging 22 months per bottle.

Balcones Distilling FR.OAK French Oak Single Malt Whisky Tasting Notes

Nose: Delightful aroma.

Palate: There is definitely a signature flavor to Balcones whiskies that is present here - pumpernickel raisin bread - in this case a slice that has been spread with melted brown butter. In the background, flavors of warm spice (cinnamon, allspice, nutmeg), citrus peel, black pepper and a puff of charcoal smoke come through.

Finish: Long and rich.

Distillery Information

Balcones is a grain to glass distillery conveniently located in downtown, Waco, the heart of Texas. They craft many unique whiskies and spirits, all of which have received worldwide recognition.

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