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

Debonair Blend of Straight Bourbon Whiskies
93 points
Amber color. Aromas of vanilla wafer cookies, cinnamon pastry, bavarian cream, bananas flambe, buttered sweet corn bread, and candied cherries with a lightly tannic, crisp, dry medium body and a tingling, delightful, medium-length spiced graham cracker and black licorice finish. A spicy and fruit-laden bourbon in a velvety package.
93 points $34.99
High West American Prairie Blended Straight Bourbon Whiskey Batch 20K10
92 points
Amber color. Aromas of candied cherries and corn fritters with a satiny, dryish light-to-medium body and a peppery, interesting, breezy whipped caramel, cola, honey-roasted nuts, peppercorns, and fruit cake finish. A distinctive bourbon with fruity notes coupled with spicy heat.
Jeppson’s Bourbon Whiskey
91 points
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
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
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
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
Widow Jane 10 Year Old Blended Straight Bourbon Whiskey
86 points
Amber color. Aromas of hot buttered toast with cinnamon sugar, creme brulee with dried fruits, and corn pudding with a medium body and a medium butterscotch, cherry pepper jelly, and roasted nuts finish. A rich and balanced, mineral-accented blended Bourbon for sipping and elevating cocktails.