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Elmer T. Lee Single Barrel

Elmer T. Lee Single Barrel - bottle

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Vitals

Style
Bourbon (
Single Barrel, Straight
)
Proof
90
MSRP (2020)
$40
Age
Not stated
Mashbill
Undisclosed (Buffalo Trace Mashbill #2)
Bottler
Availability
Limited Release
Format
750mL

What You Should Know

  • Elmer T. Lee joined the distillery in 1949 as a maintenance engineer and eventually became Buffalo Trace's first Master Distiller.
  • He was known for innovating single barrel bourbon releases and, more specifically, for bringing Blanton's to market. Buffalo Trace claims Blanton's is the world's first mass-produced single barrel product.
  • Buffalo Trace's higher-rye mash bill #2 is also used for Rock Hill Farms, Blanton’s, Hancock’s Reserve, and Ancient Age.

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Elmer T. Lee Single Barrel - bottle angle
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Elmer T. Lee Single Barrel - back label close-up
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