Balcones Texas Single Malt

Delicate, Juicy, Oak, Vanilla
While the USA traditionally allows freedom and creativity in whisky production, Balcones adheres to Scottish tradition with its Texas single malt. With the use of 100% malt, particularly Golden Promise, and a maturation period of four years, this whisky promises a US malt with a Scottish soul.
Balcones Texas Single Malt
Balcones Texas Single Malt (Preview Image Source: Whiskybase)
Single Malt Whiskey | No Age Statement | 53,00 % ABV. | 85,70 €/l | Balcones Distillery | produced in USA (Texas) | Whiskybase ID 237251


The aroma of Balcones Texas Single Malt is characterised by a dominant combination of caramel and vanilla, followed by subtle notes of citrus fruits, apricots, honey and ripe banana. An underlying spiciness rounds off the olfactory profile of this whisky.


Pure brown sugar, accompanied by the characteristic Balcones pepper note, which is not hot but is reminiscent of the flavour of black pepper. The texture is wonderfully viscous, almost silky, and gives the whisky a full-bodied and pleasant presence. The cereal and malt character provides a deep and complex flavour dimension.


The finish surprises with a medium to long duration and again reveals flavours of caramel, oak and malt, leaving a lasting impression.


Balcones Texas Single Malt Whisky embodies the best of two worlds: the freedom and innovation of American whisky making and the traditional craftsmanship and sophistication of Scottish single malts. The primary charred virgin oak finish gives this whisky a sweet, malty note, as well as the peppery flavour that is typical of Balcones.

Rating: 79/100 - Very Good (Marcel: 79 | Sascha: 79)

Value for Money: 3/5 - Acceptable

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