George T. Stagg Kentucky straight bourbon whisky

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Closure: Natural cork stopper

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alc./vol: 69%

Proof: 138°

Vintage: 1993

Aged: 16 years

Product of: Product of United States United States

George T. Stagg is part of Buffalo Trace’s annual Antique Collection and the eponymous man it is named after was born December 19, 1835 in Garrard County, Kentucky. He started as a whiskey salesman in St. Louis but, working with E. H. Taylor, went on to be one of America’s most revered distillers.

Review and Tasting


Sampled on 03/02/2016

Appearance:

(sample 2015 release) Clear, deep coppery golden amber with tints of bronze and red.

Aroma:

Cedar wood, wood sap and oil paint with petrol, eucalyptus, current bun and starchy corn on the cob.

Taste:

Huge and bone dry but rounded with notes of corn, toffee apple, orange marmalade, vanilla, cider wood, tobacco leaf, spice and chocolate orange.

Aftertaste:

Spice bursts onto the long lasting toffee apple finish.

Overall:

Dilute this huge bourbon and experience cedar wood, cinnamon orange marmalade, vanilla and toffee apple.

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