Buffalo Trace Single Oak Barrel 191
Added on Friday, Nov 25, 2011 at 06:43 PM
  Bottler: OB
  Age: 8 yrs Type: American
  Vintage: 2003 Subtype: Bourbon
  ABV: 45.00 % Region: Kentucky
  Price: $46 Availability: Specialty Stores
Wheat Recipe, Entry Proof 105, Entry Weight 517, #4 Char, 12 months seasoned, Top Cut, 7 Growth Rings/Inch, 40 Staves, Harvest Location B, Warehouse L, Concrete Floor, Warehouse Location L-3-27
Member Ratings and Notes
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Nose:  Sweet and again with that soy sauce note.
Palate:  Corn sweetness with plenty of oak.
Finish:  Clean and dry.

Nicely balanced. 
Tim
 

N: Sweet spice, cherries, oak. Light toffee underneath it as a bed with soft grains. Slight cinnamon and nutmeg. Some grain on the nose after a while.

 

P: Moderate mouthfeel, slightly bitter, warm with pepper and oak, faint sweetness - a trace of maple syrup. Wheat is quite clear after a while on the initial palate. Some cherry as well.
 
F: Warm, slightly must and dusty. A little earthy. Some apple and cherry faintly present; wood as well.
 
A little strong and harsh, the bitterness and dustiness kind of knock this one out of enjoyability for me.  
 
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