When it comes to top whiskeys, experts have some strict criteria, that are always taken into account before crowning the best of the year. In San Francisco’s Spirit Competition the critics were eager to declare the top blended whiskey of 2020 famous with the name Barrell Batch 021.
Top Blended Whiskey History
2020‘s best bourbon brand hasn’t been that famous before 2017, when on San Francisco World Spirit competition the top blended whiskey of Barrell Bourbon stood among the best famous names in the world of alcoholic drinks. On its time, Barrell Bourbon Batch 011 was the one that brought something completely unique in the taste in the spirits competition. But the awards weren’t something that came quick in the history of Barrell Bourbon.
The founder of the company, Joe Beatrice started the construction of today’s Barrell Craft Spirits, with slow, but stable steps. The financial obstacles of the beginning, soon vanished when his investments proved to be beneficial. In 2014 the company was stuck around $300.000 circulation, but due to the whiskey’s quality, the sum grew up to $8.5 million, and still continues its progress.
San Francisco Competition Award Winner *top blended whiskey of 2020*
The annual competition between the best products and distilleries that takes place in San Francisco. It was created in 2000. The concept of the competition is based on blind tasting, guaranteeing fair judgement. As a result of the blind tasting, the ‘Best Small Batch Bourbon” nomination badge was Barrell Bourbon Batch 021’s earning. 021 Batch got the prize in the competition with 6 to 10 year old spirits of the same type. The spirit is a mix of 3-style bourbons that are prepared and grown into ages in Indiana, Kentucky and Tennessee.
Bourbon Batch 021 has a Unique Taste
The smell and taste is well described by those who had an examining sip of the top blended whiskey of 2020. Apart from 51% of alcohol in the creation, there is a lot more exciting! To be more precise, the taste includes the following features.
The aroma is sweet, reminding a coconut macaroon. It is equaled with green apple taste. Further features include cherry taste and cigar box reminding smell. The flavors of the Barrell Batch are also unforgettable, including brown butter, cooked peaches and sugary peanuts. The finish line of the taste gives peppery sensations and pecan edge. The distribution of taste and smells in the tasting stages speaks of complete harmony. Barrell Bourbon Batch was also an award winner in 2019 Whiskey Advocate’s nomination of the “Editors Choice”. The rating for the 10-year old spirit was a total of 94 points out of 100.
The top blended whiskey straight from the barrel is not the only one that the distiller offers. In fact, Barrell’s rums are also as noteworthy as the showstopper 021 Batch. Additionally, the brand will also let into market Barrell Whiskey Private Release series and 18 year old single distillery whiskey barrels. For Barrell enthusiasts, Barrell Rye is also a favourite collection, although it is not old like the other offers of the brand.