Eagle Rare

17 Years Old

ABV 45%
REVIEWED Issue 100
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Brand: Eagle Rare, Buffalo Trace
Expression: 17 Years Old
Type: USA Whisky / Bourbon
Age: 17 years old
Year of bottling: 2011
ABV: 45%
Country/Region: USA / Kentucky
Bottling type: Standard (Distillery or blended)
Tasting notes
Taster   Rob Allanson
Nose: Casks after being charred, gentle oak with sweet overtones. Honey cornbread with melted butter.
Palate: Dusty spice notes, similar to rye bread, tempered with that creamy, honey oak. Soft fruits, peaches.
Finish: Long oak grip and gentle tannins.
Comment: A good all round Bourbon.
Taster   Gavin D. Smith
Nose: Soft, with vanilla, honey and meadow grass. Marshmallows in time.
Palate: Creamy, with figs, nuts, stewed fruits and gathering spices.
Finish: Long and spicy, with a hint of fruit, root ginger and lively oak.
Comment: A supple, pleasing Bourbon.
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Buffalo Trace Distillery, 1001 Wilkinson Boulevard, PO Box 619, Frankfort, KY, Kentucky, USA
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