Balcones Baby Corn Blue 750ml
Nose: Soft vanilla and notes of candied peel. Caramelised bananas, toasted oak and a little creamy cereal sweetness. Palate: Rich, thick, palate entry. A touch of dark caramel and baked apple.
Is Balcones Baby blue 100% corn?
Balcones is one of the most prominent names in the American craft whiskey scene. ... The whiskey is named for its mash bill and it's aging. The former points to it's 100% Hopi blue corn, while the latter points to a short aging in used 5-gallon barrels.
What style of whisky is Balcones Baby Blue?
A True Original
The first Texas whisky on the market since Prohibition, Baby Blue is crafted from roasted blue corn. This rich and oily maize adds new sophistication to the corn whisky tradition while keeping the freshness and verve of classic American distilling.
Who owns Balcones Distillery?
Founded by Chip Tate and Jared Himstedt in 2008, it has grown to become one of the largest craft distilleries in Texas, with an innovative and diverse core range of whiskies. The Waco based company now operates from a 65,000-square foot facility, with a production capacity of 90,000, 9-liters cases annually.
Made with 100% Hopi blue corn, this corn whiskey is double-distilled in copper pot stills and aged in used 5-gallon barrels. This distillery out of Waco, Texas has been doing some very special things for many years.
1¾ ounces lemon juice
¼ ounce orange juice
1 ounce rosemary simple syrup
1 teaspoon maple syrup
1 teaspoon orange marmalade
1 egg white
2 ounces Baby Blue Corn Whisky
Lemon twist, for garnish
Rosemary sprig, for garnish
Mix juices, syrups, marmalade, and egg white in a cocktail shaker. Shake until frothy. Add ice and Baby Blue. Shake until cold. Strain and serve with lemon twist and rosemary sprig.
Awarded the best American craft whisky distillery in 2016, the distillery sought to make a uniquely Texan expression of whisky in copper pot stills and has earned many industry awards. The Balcones Baby Blue is their flagship, derived from the blue corn native to the state.