Basil Hayden's Bourbon

70cl / 40%
  • Small Batch Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey
Basil Hayden's Bourbon
Web Exclusive Price £39.95 £33.29 ex VAT (£57.07 per litre)
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Created in 1796 by Basil Hayden, who went against the grain (no pun intended) by adding in rye into the traditional corn-based mashbill. It was a huge hit and today is one of Jim Beam's 'Small Batch' range of bourbons.
Country
USA
Region
Kentucky

Basil Hayden's Bourbon Reviews

Tasting Notes

  • Producer's Note

    Aroma: Spice, tea, hint of peppermint

    Taste: Spicy, peppery, honey, light-bodied, gentle bite

    Finish: Dry, clean, brief
     

3 Customer Reviews

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  • 5
    12 November 2018

    Was delighted to have been able to track this down after an extended absence due to a general difficulty to obtain this in the UK. To give you a comparison, I have been a dedicated drinker of Woodford's Reserve for almost 20 years. And yes... Am very familiar with Makers Mark, Knob Creek, Four Roses, Blanton's, Hudson's etc... and truly adore them all. But for me... The silky smoothness and depth of flavours that just keep coming, are a signature of Basil Haydon. Like an Angel kissing your neck as it slips down your throat. Don't let the price fool you. This is top-drawer bourbon... Definitely one to treat yourself and educate your friends! Enjoy.

  • 5
    30 June 2018

    Smooth tasting bourbon. Hints of Southern Comfort without the cloying sweetness. Subtle notes of vanilla and orange.

  • 5
    12 December 2014

    Really smooth , great for the price ,will. Buy again