Balcones Brimstone

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alc./vol:
53%

Proof:
106°

Vintage:
Non-vintage

Aged:
No age statement

Closure: Natural cork stopper

Product of: Product of United States United States


Brimstone is the third release of Balcones' Texas corn whisky (which contains no 'e' like most American whiskey. Rather than using Scottish peat smoke to impart smoky aromas, it is smoked with sun-baked Texas scrub oak using a 'secret' process. Read more

Review and Tasting

Sampled on 02/03/2011

Appearance

(batch BRM11-8 dated 06/22/11) Clear, burnished copper.

Aroma

Toasted corn tortilla nose with wafts of dying campfire ember smoke and aromas of plump dried tomatoes and sea salt.

Taste

Hydrated to approx. 43% Balcones' president and head distiller Chip Tate describes this as a

Aftertaste

Long-lasting, dry smoky, well-done crispy bacon finish. A big bold corn whisky as befits its Texas origins.

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