|Brand||Elmer T. Lee|
The Elmer T. Lee Single Barrel Bourbon is named after Buffalo Trace master distiller Elmer T. Lee, a WWII veteran and the father of single barrel bottling. Lee had worked at the distillery for over 4 decades and continued selecting the barrels even after retirement. He’s recently passed away, but left behind a legacy worth retelling. Elmer T. Lee Single Barrel Bourbon has won Gold at the San Francisco World Spirits Competition in 2013, and countless others over the years. This whiskey is bottled at 90 proof.
Nose: Sweet and rich. Maple syrup, brown sugar, citrus peel, honey, old leather and walnuts. Notes of clover and vanilla..
Palate: Honey, vanilla, light spices, notes of bitter orange, lemon candy and marzipan. Warm and balanced.
Finish: Long, warm, with remnants of honey, citrus and lingering oak spiciness.