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Blanton's Single Barrel Black Japanese Bourbon

Blanton's Single Barrel Black Japanese Bourbon

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Blanton's Single Barrel Black Japanese Bourbon

After serving in World War II as a Radar Bombardier, Elmer T. Lee returned to his home in Kentucky and earned his engineering degree from the University of Kentucky.  He joined the distillery in the late 1940’s as a maintenance engineer.  He first interviewed with Colonel Blanton who famously rejected him by saying, “Son, we’re not hiring any hands today”. Fortunately, Colonel Blanton changed his mind and Elmer T. Lee started working the following week.

His genius for bourbon production propelled his rise from Maintenance Engineer to Plant Engineer, where he was eventually promoted to Plant Superintendent.  From there he earned the shared title of Plant Manager and Master Distiller where he oversaw much of the distillery’s modernization and growth until he retired in 1985.  

After retiring Mr. Lee served as Master Distiller Emeritus and Ambassador for Buffalo Trace Distillery. He was inducted into the Kentucky Bourbon Hall of Fame in 2001. In 2002 he received the “Lifetime Achievement Award” from Whisky Advocate, and again from Whisky Magazine in 2012. In 2013 Elmer passed away, leaving behind a prolific legacy of creativity and exploration that helped shape the Bourbon Industry into what it is today. 

PRODUCT NAMEBlanton's Single Barrel Black Japanese Bourbon
PRODUCT CODERBBA1000032854
CATEGORYWhiskey

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Steve B. 02 November 24

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With hints of vanilla and a sugary finish, this bourbon is the epitome of sophistication in a glass. I awalys get my Blanton's orders from this website to make they arrive sae

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Andrew A. 12 February 23

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A rare find that's smooth and satisfying.

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