The 2021 edition of Colonel E.H. Taylor’s popular Barrel Proof expression is bottled straight from the barrel at 127.3 proof. Colonel E.H. Taylor Barrel Proof is crafted from hand-selected barrels, believed to be aged between 6 and 8 years, and bottled uncut and unfiltered at more than 125 proof. Colonel E.H. Taylor Barrel Proof Batch #10 2021 is sweet and fruit-forward on the nose with aromas of rich caramel, sweet corn, dark cherries, tannic grape, raisins, toasted almonds, charred oak and spices. The palate is thick and rounded with dominating cherry notes joined by sweet corn, rich caramel, apple pie, cinnamon and spicy oak. The finish is long and slightly drying, with lingering baked fruits, caramel, vanilla and white pepper.