Blanton's Standard Bottles

Current and former expressions bottled in larger quantities for wide distribution

 About Bottle Sizes

Size matters.  Blanton's has been bottled in several sizes ranging from 50ml to 750ml.  For an in-depth explanation of why some sizes exist, please visit this link.  Also note some international market bottles are labeled "70cl" which is equivalent to 700ml.

Rarity Index

Check out this page for an in-depth explanation of the Rarity Index referenced below.  Ratings are subject to change over time and open for debate!​ 

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93
Proof

Single Barrel

Size(s)

50 ml
375 ml
700 ml
750 ml

Produced

1984 - Present

Market

Domestic & International

Rarity

Common

Notes

  • First Dump Date 8/30/1984

  • Japan received single barrel starting in 1985

  • Neck labels said "Blanton" with no "s" prior to 1994

  • Gold wax used until 1994 before changing to dark brown

  • 375ml began as early as 1991

  • 50ml mini bottle available in 6 states (AL, IA, KY, OR, PA, TX)

  • Aged a minimum of 6 years

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80
Proof

Special Reserve (Green)

Size(s)

50 ml
700 ml
750 ml

Produced

2000 - Present

Market

International

Rarity

Common

Notes

  • 50ml discontinued and exceptionally rare

  • 700ml is most common

  • 750ml confirmed to exist in Canada

  • Additional Pictures:

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Barrel Proof

Straight From The Barrel

Size(s)


700 ml
750 ml

Produced

2002 - Present

Market

Domestic & International

Rarity

Common

Notes

  • 750ml bottle is less common

  • USA limited release began in Fall 2020 and included a unique leather bag

  • Barrel proof varies from low 120's to mid 130's on average

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98 
Proof

Silver Edition

Size(s)


700 ml
750 ml

Produced

1999 - 2009

Market

 International

Rarity

Uncommon

Notes

  • 700ml most common.  750ml confirmed in Japan.

  • Additional Picture:

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103 Proof

Gold Edition

Size(s)


700 ml
750 ml

Produced

1992 - Present

Market

Domestic & International

Rarity

Common

Notes

  • Japan was the first market to receive Gold in 1992

  • 750ml bottle is less common

  • USA limited release began Summer 2020

  • Additional Pictures:

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103 Proof

"Takara" Gold

Size(s)


750 ml

Produced

1992 - Present

Market

Japan

Rarity

Common

Notes

  • Exclusive to the Japanese market

  • Aged around 2 years longer than standard Gold

  • Dark red wax is the quick way to distinguish this from standard Gold

  • Red velvet bag

  • Shiny gold box

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80
Proof

"Takara" Black

Size(s)

50 ml
750 ml

Produced

1984 - Present

Market

Japan

Rarity

Common

Notes

  • Exclusive for the Japanese market

  • Aged around 2 years longer than Special Reserve (Green)

  • 50ml bottle was Japan only and has been discontinued. 

  • Distinctive neck label with Japanese writing saying "whiskey"

  • Additional Picture:

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93 Proof

"Takara" Red