About Blended Straight Bourbon Whiskey

About Blended Straight Bourbon Whiskey
Blended Straight Bourbon is a blend of straight bourbon whiskies with an added allowance to contain coloring and/or flavoring, something that is not traditionally allowed in the straight bourbon category. In addition to this allowance, a Blended Straight Bourbon's components do not need to be distilled in the same state as one another.

Top Picks for Blended Straight Bourbon Whiskey

Widow Jane 10 Yr. Blended Straight Bourbon Whiskey
95 points
$69
Amber color. Aromas and flavors of butterscotch, raisins in caramel and chocolate, roasted banana, cardamom, and coconut with a slightly chewy, vibrant, dryish medium body and a warming, complex, medium-long finish revealing accents of juicy orange, glazed nuts, and chocolate. A rich, complex and balanced Bourbon; look forward to sipping this neat or in your favorite stirred cocktail.
High West American Prairie Blended Straight Bourbon Whiskey
92 points
$29
Amber color. Inviting, herbal aromas and flavors of fresh tarragon, rye seed, chocolate-covered caramels, pecans, and buttered sweet corn with a slightly chewy, vibrant, dryish medium body and a warming, delightful, medium-length finish evoking notes of gingerbread, caraway, and dark chocolate shavings. A spicy, herbal, high-rye Bourbon that will be a great all-arounder for cocktails; Manhattans, sours, juleps and more will shine.
Jeppson’s Bourbon Whiskey
91 points
$25
Best Buy
Golden amber color. Aromas of rye crisps, buttered popcorn, hints of dried cherry, grilled fruit, and honey cornbread with a satiny, crisp, dryish medium-full body and a graceful, elegant, medium-long toffee, ginger, vanilla praline, and tobacco finish. A rock-solid Bourbon with refined flavors and instant appeal; great for Manhattans, Old Fashioneds, shooting, or sipping.
91 points $25 Best Buy
Smooth Ambler Contradiction Bourbon Whiskey
89 points
$39.99
Amber color. Aromas of bread pudding with apples and raisins, toffee, and char-toasted banana bread with a slightly chewy, crisp, dryish medium-full body and a polished, interesting, medium-long pecan praline, chocolate ganache, custard, and pencil shavings finish. A rich, chewy, oaky bourbon that fills the mouth with flavor; if you’re seeking intensity and brawn, this is one for you.
89 points $39.99
Old Elk Blended Straight Bourbon Whiskey
88 points
$49.99
Bright amber color. Aromas and flavors of banana taffy, rye seed, biscuit dough, and caramel with a supple, crisp, bone-dry light body and a peppery, swift finish evoking notes of buttered toast with honey and cracked black peppercorns. A spicy Bourbon that will play well in highballs.
88 points $49.99
Cathead Old Soul Blended Straight Bourbon Whiskey
87 points
$44.90
Amber color. Aromas of cocoa powder, vanilla yogurt coated nuts, orange peel, and dry roasted peanuts with a satiny, crisp, dryish light-to-medium body and a tingling, appealing, medium-length toffee-coated popcorn and caraway finish. A solid bourbon that will work in a wide range of cocktails.
87 points $44.90