Taken from the center-cut or middle sections of the famous Warehouse H, Blanton s Original Single Barrel was once designated for ambassadors, dignitaries, and Colonel Blanton s family and friends. Today, everyone has access to the world s first single barrel bourbon. The taste profile is sweet, with notes of citrus and oak. The creamy vanilla nose is teased with caramel and butterscotch, all underscored by familiar baking spices such as clove, nutmeg, or cinnamon. Blanton s Original set the standard for single barrel bourbons in 1984. served neat or on the rocks. Bottled at 46.5% alcohol by volume.