Review #924 – 1792 Full Proof, DEP’s Selection

Review #924 | Bourbon Review #488 – 1792 Full Proof, DEP’s Selection

The Schtick: 1792 Full Proof is typically a small batch, proofed release from Barton in Kentucky. Bottled at 125pf, it is hard to tell what the original barrel proof was for these releases, but all the same, 62.5% ABV isn’t a bad number to run with. This is very similar to Knob Creek’s Single Barrel Reserve, which is a release consistently diluted to 60% ABV and I like those all the way from fine to amazing. In this series, I’m comparing a variety of Single Barrel releases from the Full Proof lineup, selected by various stores, vendors and societies in the USA.

This is Day 1 of a shorter, new, series I am doing that will look at 6-8 Full Proof Expressions from 1792 (Barton).

Distiller: 1792 (Barton)

Bottler: 1792 (Barton)

ABV: 62.5% ABV

Age: NAS

Nose: Honey, clove, orange peel. Caramel, toffee, light ethanol. Light cornbread.

Taste: Medium mouth feel. Lead with waffle cone, light nutty caramel. lots of tobacco, pepper, and some rich fruits like prune, date and cherry. Lots of oak at the end.

Finish: Medium in length, dry and oaky with a nice orange body. Some pepper, lots of cocoa.

Overall: This was really interesting, and all over the map in a very off profile way for most bourbon. I enjoyed it a lot, but it may be too dry for some.

Thanks for reading!

Rank: 6

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