Evan Williams Single Barrel Bourbon bottle

Evan Williams Single Barrel Bourbon

Category

Region

ABV

43.3%

Age

NAS

Cask Type

New Charred Oak

Evan Williams Single Barrel is one of the bourbon industry’s most acclaimed and famous spirits. The bourbon is the only single barrel variety with a vintage dating in its class. Evan Williams Single Barrel is one of the whiskey industry’s most prized and treasured choices of bourbon with a truly unique flavor profile and incomparable tasting experience.

Owned by the famous Heaven Hill Company, Evan Williams Single Barrel is the recipient of unprecedented attention and quality levels by the industry’s most talented master distillers. This iteration of the Evan Williams line is distilled at the Heaven Hill Distillery, right in the heart of Louisville, Kentucky.

The production process is tremendously rigorous, with distillers hand-picking the best vintage barrels to age the bourbon in. The date of aging is recorded along with the year in which the bourbon is bottled. The final bottling stages take place in Bardstown, Kentucky.

Evan Williams Single Barrel is an excellently reviewed bourbon with a loyal and passionate following. The bourbon’s unique aging process and vintage appeal have consistently placed it among the finest bourbons of its class year after year.

Mash Bill

Evan Williams Single Barrel bourbon’s ingredients by percentage are 78% corn, 12% malted barley, and 10% rye, making its ratios fairly similar to other bourbons in the industry. However, unlike most of its peers in the industry, Evan Williams Single Barrel bourbon undergoes a precise refinement process that creates its unique tasting experience.

The bourbon is aged anywhere between 7 to 8 years in carefully selected oak barrels, with each bourbon batch coming from its own specific barrel. Evan Williams Single Barrel bourbon completes its distillation and bottling process with an average proof of 86.6.

Recommended Cocktails

Cocktail Choice #1: “Evan & Cola”

The recipe for this cocktail is straightforward. All you need is to mix roughly 2 ounces of Evan Williams Single Barrel bourbon with your desired amount of Cola over ice. This cocktail is a simple but classic choice. 

Cocktail Choice #2: “Highball”

You will mix 2 ounces of Evan Williams Single Barrel bourbon with ginger ale and a lemon wedge for this cocktail. We encourage you to build the cocktail over ice and finish the drink with a lemon garnish.

Frequently Asked Questions

Where to buy Evan Williams Single Barrel Bourbon?

Evan Williams Single Barrel is a moderately common whiskey bourbon that can be purchased at various liquor stores. Total Wine & More, Spec’s Wine, Spirits, and Finer Foods, and Caskers are just a few retailers that carry Evan Williams Single Barrel for purchase.

What is the best way to drink Evan Williams Single Barrel Bourbon?

While Evan Williams Single Barrel is a refined spirit, capable of being consumed neat, we do recommend enjoying it in a cocktail recipe.

How expensive is Evan Williams Single Barrel Bourbon?

Depending on the bottle size desired, Evan Williams Single Barrel costs roughly between $29.99 and $49.99 per bottle.

Tasting Notes

Description

When it comes to tasting notes and overall appearance, Evan Williams Single Barrel bourbon does not disappoint. The beautiful presentation of the single barrel-aged bourbon further adds to the high-quality appeal of the spirit. Visually, the bourbon presents a delicate and light amber color. The high level of translucency in the bourbon’s appearance speaks to its highly refined and polished distillation process.

Nose

From an aromatic standpoint, the bourbon is also a wonderful treat to experience. Upon initially bringing the bourbon to your nose, the first note you will experience is a deep and rich caramel, followed up shortly thereafter with sweet oak.

Palate

Upon first tasting, Evan Williams Single Barrel bourbon delivers the palate with pronounced notes of oak, cinnamon, pepper, and hints of caramel.

Finish

The finish is pleasant, lengthy, and mild.
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