McAfee's Benchmark Old No. 8 Brand

alc./vol:
40%

Proof:
80°

Vintage:
Non-vintage

Aged:
No age statement

Closure: Screw / Stelvin cap

Product of: Product of United States United States


This straight bourbon whiskey is made at the Buffalo Trace Distillery and was originally launched by Seagram in 1967 as simply Benchmark bourbon. 'McAfee' was added much later and refers to one Hancock McAfee who, in 1775, was one of the first European settlers where this is now distilled. Read more

Review and Tasting

Sampled on 23/04/2012

Appearance

Clear, mid golden amber.

Aroma

Chargrilled corn-on-the-cob, mild vanilla'd old wardrobe oak and tobacco (previous sample revealed lightly spiced caramel with faint peanut and pear fruit).

Taste

Dry oak with faint smokyness, blackened corn-on-the-cob, barbeque charcoal, tobacco cinnamon and nutmeg spice.

Aftertaste

Dry oaky tobacco, with rye-like spice. (Previous sample revealed chocolate notes.)

Further product information

Barcode UPC: 088004021085

More about McAfee's Benchmark Old No. 8 Brand

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