Top 5 Best Selling Bourbons in the Market Bourbons have been the drink of choice for many liquor enthusiasts for centuries. There have been many varieties of Bourbons since it was first produced decades ago, but experts say only a few made their mark in the liquor world. Here, we will discuss some of the top selling Bourbons out there.
1. Booker’s Bluegrass
Booker Noe launched his Whiskey in 1988 to start the small batch Bourbon collection. Even after 25 years, the label of the drink bears his name and handwriting. And now, they are releasing Booker’s in batches making use of the same recipe. Bluegrass from Booker’s is the first 2016 small batch of the collection, but it is not at all ‘small’. It is packed at full strength, aged for seven years and at 127.9 proofs, meaning that almost two-third of every sip is pure alcohol. The price of a full bottle is sixty dollars.
2. Bulleit Bourbon 10 Years Old
This Bourbon is aged in American white oak barrels for ten years. The drink features a gorgeous russet hue which is very smooth, and the vanilla and dried fruits flavor of the drink combines together to offer a smoky finish without any bite. The drink is light on the tongue and is best to add to a classic cocktail. The price of a full bottle of Bulleit Bourbon is forty dollars.
3. E.H. Taylor, Jr. Barrel Proof
At the times of Edmund Haynes Taylor Jr., who was the former Buffalo Trace distillery owner, the Whiskey was bottled, unfiltered, and uncut from the barrels. This pre-prohibition method is exclusively used for E.H. Taylor, Jr. Barrel Proof. This Bourbon is a strong, smooth blend drink, with light hints of rye. The price of a full bottle is seventy dollars.
4. Four Roses Small Batch
Despite having a rich history that dates back to 1888, Four Roses stopped selling Bourbon in the US for forty long years. Later, Kirin, the Japanese Beer maker, took over the company and started selling their Bourbon again. The distillery combines their two mashed recipes with five yeast strains to make ten varying Bourbons, four of which are used in Four Roses Small Batch. The price is thirty-five dollars for a full bottle.
5. Jim Beam Single Barrel
This is the bestselling brand of Kentucky straight Bourbon. This single barrel offering is full-bodied and features notes of caramel and sweet vanilla. The drink is best enjoyed neat, as ice or water dilutes the flavor. The price of a full bottle of Jim Beam Single Barrel Bourbon is thirty-five dollars.