Balcones Brimstone Whisky

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About Balcones Brimstone Whisky

Welcome to the world of Balcones Brimstone Whisky, a one-of-a-kind spirit that captures the essence of Texas through its bold flavors and unmistakable smokiness. This innovative whisky is perfect for adventurous drinkers seeking a taste of the Texan landscape.

Little Known Fact

Balcones Brimstone Whisky uses a proprietary smoking technique called "scrubbing," which infuses the spirit with smoky flavors by exposing the distillate to Texas scrub oak smoke.

Tasting Notes

Balcones Brimstone Whisky offers a complex and intense flavor profile that includes robust notes of campfire smoke, sweet caramel, and toasted oak, balanced by hints of chili pepper, dried fruit, and leather. The finish is warm, lingering, and evocative of a smoldering Texas bonfire.

Cocktail Recipe Recommendation

Brimstone Old Fashioned:

  • 2 oz Balcones Brimstone Whisky
  • 1/2 oz agave nectar
  • 2 dashes Angostura bitters
  • Orange peel for garnish

Combine whisky, agave nectar, and bitters in a mixing glass with ice. Stir until well chilled and strain into a rocks glass filled with a large ice cube. Express the orange peel over the drink and drop it in as a garnish.

Production Notes

Balcones Brimstone Whisky starts with 100% blue corn, which is then distilled in copper pot stills. The unique "scrubbing" process gives the spirit its signature smoky flavors, making it a truly Texan whisky.

Last Word

Balcones Brimstone Whisky is a bold and innovative spirit that embodies the rugged charm of Texas. Its rich and smoky profile makes it a must-try for whisky enthusiasts and those who appreciate a distinctive taste experience. Add this captivating spirit to your home bar or gift it to a friend who appreciates a taste of the wild side.

Last Updated: 12/01/2023

General Characteristics:

Size: 750ml
Proof: 103 proof
Main Ingredient: Mesquite Smoked Corn
Country of Origin: United States

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  • Shawn W.
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    I recommend this product
    I'm More Into: Sipping
    My Spirit of Choice (if forced to choose!) Scotch, Gin, Whiskey, Brandy
    I Bought This For Myself
    Rated 5 out of 5 stars
    Excellent dark whisky

    I was first drawn to the almost purple color of this whisky and knew I had to get it. It is good neat, but even better on the rocks thanks to the slightly higher-than-normal ABV. Chilled, one can taste the difference in original grain (blue corn), as well as a wonderful smokiness. This isn't a Laphraoig, it isn't earthy, but it does have a nice smoke to it that isn't overpowering or all that one tastes. I'm looking forward to buying it again when I run out!

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