Bardstown Bourbon Company Fusion Series #2


Classification: Straight Bourbon

Company: Bardstown Bourbon Company

Distillery: Bardstown Bourbon Company and an Undisclosed KY Distillery

Release Date: December 2019

Proof: 98.9

Age: Blend of 2 Year 10 Month, 3 Year, and 12 Year old straight bourbons

Mashbill: 40% 12 Year KY Bourbon: 74% Corn, 18% Rye, 8% Malted Barley; 18% 3 Year Bardstown Bourbon Co: 68% Corn, 20% Wheat, 12% Malted Barley; 42% 2 Year 10 Months Bardstown Bourbon Co: 60% Corn, 36% Rye, 4% Malted Barley

Color: Light Yellow Gold

MSRP: $60 (2020)

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Oak | Hay | Light vanilla | Light baking spice | Light summer fruits | Lacks complexity


Sweet vanilla | Yellow cake | Oak | Light bubble gum


Oak | Light leather | Light rye spice | Short & crisp


Bardstown Bourbon Company is transparent in disclosing the blend of mashbills for their bourbons, which is appreciated. With so much of the blend being 12 year old bourbon, I expected a more complex sip. Instead, I was greeted with a light and subtly sweet flavor profile that is heavily influenced by the younger Bardstown distillate. While it doesn’t have an overly youthful flavor profile, the sip certainly left me longing for a lot more, especially for an almost 100 proof bourbon.

The sample used for this review was provided to us at no cost courtesy its respective company. We thank them for allowing us to review it with no strings attached.
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Written By: Jordan Moskal

July 24, 2020
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