Black Button Four Grain Double Barrel Bourbon (Batch 2)


Classification: Straight Bourbon

Company: Black Button Distilling

Distillery: Black Button Distilling

Release Date: Ongoing

Proof: 84

Age: 2 Years

Mashbill: 60% Corn, 20% Wheat, 11% Malted Barley, 9% Rye

Color: Light Amber

MSRP: $50 (2020)

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Apricot | Grain | Honey | Youthful yet pleasant


Honey | Distillate | Light oak | Caramel | Young & crisp


Raw sugar | Summer fruits | Medium length with lingering sweetness


Black Button Distilling out of Rochester, NY doesn’t cut corners. This four grain straight bourbon was aged for one year in new charred oak barrels, but due to splitting wood had to be transferred to a different set of new charred oak barrels for its second year of aging. This process combined with a four grain mashbill adds depth and character, however its youth still comes through. A promising start, but more time in oak will certainly bring more of those traditional bourbon notes to the sip.

This sample was provided at no cost and no strings attached.

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: Nick Beiter

May 28, 2020
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