Very Old Barton 6 yo BIB
Added on Monday, Nov 18, 2013 at 12:14 PM
  Bottler: OB
  Age: 6 yrs Type: American
  Vintage: N/A Subtype: Bourbon
  ABV: 50.00 % Region: Kentucky
  Price: $14 Availability: Specialty Stores
Member Ratings and Notes
Nose: Spices and oak


Palate: Sweet with a good dose of rye, then menthol/medicinal.


Finish: Sweet and spicy: Cherry coke then the medicinal notes take over.


This starts out as very nicely balanced with sweetness, oak and spice but the medicinal notes dominate the late palate and finish a bit too much.


Some bottles of this are fantastic, others are just okay.

Slightly dark amber. Nose and palate are a little thin, but overall is nice and balanced. Good oak and spices. A little bitter, but not too much. I don't think you can go wrong with this, especially considering the price. B-/B [8/22/14]
Caramel corn through and through. The interesting thing despite that throughline is the contrast between nose and palate. Grapey finish, and though it gets a little too spiritous, I still love this stuff. I'd buy this by the case were it available near me... and uh, if I needed more whiskey...
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