American Whiskey - Bourbon

Bulleit 10yr Frontier Whiskey Bourbon

From: Indiana, United States Liquor Review Category: Bourbon American Whiskey

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Tier 1
This is a Tier 1 score in the Whiskey category. It means the spirit has won the highest recommendation at least once and probably many times.
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Proof66 Notes

First launched in 2013, Bulleit 10 is a premium bourbon aged at least 10 years in oak prior to bottling (a ripe old age in the bourbon world relatively speaking)--this in contrast to the flagship brand, which is aged between 5 and 8 years. In our experience, this will tend to lead to a richer, deeper and more lingering taste, particularly on the finish. They suggest looking for flavors of vanilla, dried fruit, and a "long smoky finish."

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This bottle has 12 ratings and 12 reviews.
Cranecreek Cranecreek (164)
Rating: 4.8 (2016-10-13)
I actually considered giving this Bourbon a 1 star because of the dishonesty of The Bulleit "Distilling" Company. The words "distilled by" on the label is flat- out untrue. For more info visit the Chuck Cowdery blog (a renowned expert on Bourbon in particular) Until 2014 when their conglomerate owner started actually building a distillery in Kentucky all of Bulleits product has been sourced. So in about 10years you can actually buy bourbon distilled by Bulleit. So whats in the bottle? It's not MGPI as many think but product from Four Roses and it is EXCELLENT! I would have been proud to put on the label that within the bottle was the equivalent of Four Roses Single Barrel aged an additional 2-3 years ! The signature taste of Four Roses is unmistakable with dark caramel, black-strap molasses, a slight cherry flavor and perfect rye spice. Think powdered sugar & cinnamon on french toast with rye bread ! It's a bit sweet but the spiciness keeps it just right. Truly one of the best bourbons I have ever had. I wish I could put this review in the column for Four Roses rather that Bulleits and have tried here to do that.
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Review Comments
Muncher (2016-09-17):
Thank you for the kind words on my 1738 review, though I think you give me too much credit. I'm just a simple man who enjoys drinking (probably too much!). I probably would still be plugging away and giving my thoughts on bottles, but site management here has stopped responding to my requests to add bottles to review so I said "F" it. I still browse the site and I enjoy your reviews; I can't think of an instance where I disagreed with you.

Proof66 Staff (2016-09-17):
Hey guys... "site management" here. Sorry if you feel you're being ignored, Muncher. We try pretty diligently to respond to all requests to add. (We've added about 800 labels this year so far.) Shoot us a note and we'll get them added!

Cranecreek (2016-09-18):
Hope you will consider reviewing again Muncher, if not you votes and better yet comments are always welcome. Cheers!

KaiserSoze (2016-12-08):
Just picked up a bottle yesterday. After just 1 pour, I'm impressed! Definitely an upgrade from the standard Bulleit! Not sure if I like it quite as much as you, but very tasty juice nonetheless. Review to come soon!

paulie777 paulie777 (16)
Rating: 5.0 (2016-07-25)
I finally found a bourbon I not only like but feel comfortable drinking. Knob Creek recycles the mash, Woodford reserve mixes and has no age statement. This is a high corn oak barrel bourbon aged 10 plus years and tastes good. Its for the purist but anyone can enjoy. Too many bastardized bourbons out there, this one I trust. Thank you Bulleit for a truly good product.
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Cranecreek (2016-09-17):
You may want to check out the "bulleit distilling company" on the Chuck Cowdery blog online where it comes to your "trust" part. As for the Whiskey you are very right it is excellent (sourced from the Four Roses distillery)

budgetsipper budgetsipper (6)
Rating: 5.0 (2015-12-04)
I thought it was delicious. I like caramel and vanilla sweetness to my bourbon and a little rye to finish it off. Got my bottle for $35 which is at the upper end I will spend on bourbon.
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jamesthebrit jamesthebrit (20)
Rating: 4.0 (2015-06-23)
On the nose: smoky. Caramel. Honey. Like the fleeting subtle smell of a summer campfire. Maybe a little butter. Taste is more smoky and buttery. Boozy but really not that bad palate-wise. Much better than the Knob Creek. A really smooth bourbon.
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Kenmei Kenmei (12)
Rating: 5.0 (2015-04-07)
Absolutely lovely whiskey here. It has a bit of a different taste with a bit more of an oakey taste to it than I usually drink. It just has that 'bourbon' feel to it though. Sipped neat, it has a wonderful blend of the caramel and rye. This is one of my favorite bourbons out there and, for the price point, is my recommendation for anyone looking for an awesome whiskey.
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Muncher Muncher (587)
Rating: 4.0 (2015-03-28)
Saw this one at the liquor store on sale for $30 so I grabbed one of the three bottles they had left. My first dram of it reminded me of the Elijah Craig 12 year so I grabbed another glencairn and did a side by side with the two. On the nose they are extremely close. The Bulleit has a little bit more caramel and vanilla and the EC has just a touch more oak. On the palate is where the two separate. The Bulleit is much more refined with a caramel/vanilla like sweetness reminiscent of Buffalo Trace accompanied by a strong rye/char/oak punch; it's very delicious. The EC's oak and spice notes seem sour when compared to the Bulleit. I don't know if this bourbon is worth the regular going rate but my bottle is definitely worth the price that I paid for it.
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TLCrawford TLCrawford (8)
Rating: 5.0 (2015-02-14)
Wow, flavor, a bit of heat, great wiskey
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NeatPour NeatPour (342)
Rating: 4.0 (2013-12-14)
3.9/5, it's definitely better than the standard. Richer and fuller, darker in color. I get a richer sweeter bourbon and it makes me wonder how much caramel color is added. That being said I had this alongside bakers and I'd favor that over this. Again, the extra rye is nice but I'd rather have specialist bourbons in certain areas than bottles that walk the line. Personal preference but there you go
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motherschlepper motherschlepper (1)
Rating: 5.0 (2013-06-02)
I love this bourbon and in fact it may be my favorite for a while. Smells good and tastes great. A nice smooth burn at the end. And not a cringing burn. So many flavors.
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Proof66 Staff Proof66 Staff (160)
Rating: 4.0 (2013-02-14)
It’s competing against acclaimed bourbons with decades of experience. In comparing it, Bulleit 10 can not entirely dominate but it can go toe-to-toe with best in class in the 10 year range. In citrus forward cocktails—and we’ll go ahead and venture a guess in mint juleps—Bulleit is outstanding and the clear favorite.
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Irishman Irishman (324)
Rating: 5.0 (2013-02-07)
Very impressive... the aroma envelops your nose with bold spicy flavors. On the tongue, it turns to silk and the finish is fantastic. If you see a bottle, pick it up. You won't be dissapointed.
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