Category: Straight Bourbon whiskey
Product of: United States
Made with Buffalo Trace's "Rye Mash #1" recipe, Eagle Rare 17-year-old is part of the Antique Collection released in small quantities once a year in July. Read more
Sampled on 03/02/2016
(sample 2015 release) Clear, dark coppery amber with bronze highlights.
Toasty oak and roasted almond, golden syrup/treacle and maple syrup with floral lavender and violet notes.
Big yet silky with leather, tobacco, vanilla and cinnamon spice. The faint floral notes on the nose continue. Benefits from the merest splash of water.
Spicy notes turn more curry-like (in a good way) with hints of fennel.
Dry, leathery and toasty with nutty dry wood, vanilla, cinnamon spice and faint floral notes.
Closure: Natural cork stopper