Barton 1792 Distillery

1792 Port Finished Bourbon Review

Photo courtesy Barton 1792 Distillery

Photo courtesy Barton 1792 Distillery

The newest expression from Barton 1792 Distillery is a port barrel finished bourbon.  Port-finished bourbon isn’t new, as the excellent Angel’s Envy is available on most shelves across the country, but this is the distillery’s first port finish.  1792 Port Finish Bourbon was aged for six years in new white oak barrels, then transferred to used port wine barrels for an additional two years and bottled at 88.9 proof.  It’s the distillery’s only batch, which makes it a limited release.  However, they are considering future batches.  Retail price is a suggested $39.99.

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