Kentucky- Basil Hayden's Bourbon whiskey 750ml is an artfully aged, light and easy to sip spirit that features a delicious and clean finish. It is a craft bourbon unlike any other.
Flavors of white pepper, orange peel, lemon and corn notes are offset by gentle cinnamon, rye spice and sweet caramel. Dry and rather brief finish with a big bang of refreshing nice cinnamon pepperiness and light vanilla oakiness.
Is Basil Hayden bourbon any good?
It's a straightforward, light high-rye bourbon at a reasonable price. ... Basil Hayden's straight bourbon is a straightforward high-rye bourbon at a reasonable price. It's popular as a gateway into the category and well-suited for classic bourbon cocktails.
Is Basil Hayden expensive?
The average price you should expect to pay for a bottle of Basil Hayden bourbon whiskey is of about $53. ... The spirit is complex and delicious, so a must-drink for all whiskey aficionados.
Is Basil Hayden a sipping whiskey?
The whiskey is lighter in flavor than most premium bourbons, but it's not as though you're drinking water. For those not interested in burning nose hairs sniffing a new barrel-proof offering, it's an excellent casual sipper that won't put you on your back after a few pours.
Today, the brand is owned by Beam Suntory, and the whiskey is produced at the Jim Beam distillery in Clermont, Kentucky. The current mash bill is 63% corn, 27% rye and 10% malted barley. This is consistent with the original mash bill used by Raymond Hayden.
BASIL HAYDEN’S HOLIDAY SPICE COCKTAIL
4 oz Basil Hayden's Bourbon
1 & 1/2 oz Fresh Lemon Juice
1 oz Maple Syrup
1/2 oz Amaretto
6 dashes Angostura bitters
Combine Basil Hayden¹s, lemon juice, maple syrup, Amaretto and bitters in a mixing tin with ice and shake vigorously.
Strain into a rocks glass over fresh ice.
Grate a cinnamon stick over the top and add the stick to the cocktail as garnish.
2020 Ultimate Spirits Challenge - Very Good - Strong Recommendation.
2020 San Francisco World Spirits Competition - Double Gold Medal.
2020 2020 "Growth Brand Awards" - Beverage Information Group - Fast Track Award.
2020 International Spirits Challenge - Silver Medal.