Rebel Yell Bourbon
At Third Base Market & Spirits, we have a vast selection of bourbons that cater to different palates and preferences, and Rebel Yell Bourbon is one that consistently stands out for its classic American character and approachable profile.
- Name: Rebel Yell Bourbon
- Type: Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey
- Age: NAS (No Age Statement)
- Region: Louisville, Kentucky, USA
- Alcohol by Volume (ABV): 40% (80 Proof)
Tasting Notes and Technical Description:
Rebel Yell Bourbon greets the eyes with a warm amber hue, reflective of its time aging in charred American oak barrels. The liquid has a medium body, providing a hint at the smooth experience that awaits.
The initial nose is fragrant with prominent notes of vanilla and sweet corn. Hints of oak, brown sugar, and even a whisper of cherry provide a rich aromatic backdrop that invites deeper exploration.
Once it meets the palate, Rebel Yell does not disappoint. It’s smooth, with an opening sweetness characterized by vanilla and honey. As the flavors unfold, subtle undertones of spiced wood and leather add complexity without overwhelming the whiskey's inherently sweet nature. It has an accessible profile, making it an ideal gateway for those new to the bourbon category, but enough nuance to be appreciated by seasoned bourbon drinkers.
The finish is moderate in length, carrying through its vanilla and honey themes. A slight peppery spiciness comes into play, providing a well-balanced finale to the tasting journey.
The mouthfeel is smooth and somewhat creamy, making for easy sipping.
Third Base Market & Spirits Perspective:
Rebel Yell Bourbon is a whiskey that manages to be both traditional and contemporary. Its flavor profile makes it versatile for sipping neat, on the rocks, or as the foundation of various cocktails—be it a classic Old Fashioned or a more adventurous concoction.
Given its smooth and sweet profile, Rebel Yell pairs excellently with smoky barbecued meats and even spicy dishes, where it can help temper the heat. For dessert, consider a classic American pie like apple or pecan to complement its flavors.
Rebel Yell is both affordable and widely available, making it a staple for any bourbon enthusiast or someone looking to delve into the world of American whiskeys. You can find it at Third Base Market & Spirits, where we're always stocked with the classics.
Whether you're a bourbon aficionado or a newcomer eager to explore, Rebel Yell offers an accessible yet satisfying experience. Stop by Third Base Market & Spirits to pick up a bottle and discover why this bourbon has stood the test of time. Cheers!