Buffalo Trace Single Oak Barrel 93
Added on Monday, Nov 21, 2011 at 07:09 PM
  Bottler: OB
  Age: 8 yrs Type: American
  Vintage: 2003 Subtype: Bourbon
  ABV: 45.00 % Region: Kentucky
  Price: $46 Availability: Specialty Stores
Rye Recipe, Entry Proof 105, Entry Weight 501, #3 Char, 12 months seasoned, Top Cut, 14 Growth Rings/Inch, 30 Staves, Harvest Location A, Warehouse L, Concrete Floor, Warehouse Location L-3-27
Member Ratings and Notes
Nose:  Lots of rye spice, mint, pepper and some briny notes.
Palate:  Good mixture of sweet and rye notes with a certain lightness to it.
Finish:  Rye spice and mint.   

N: Initially dusty. Grain on the nose with some oak and pepper as well. A solvent note on the nose as well. Some corn, some faint vegetal notes. Quite sharp. Very dry.


P: Moderately thick in the mouth. Light cinnamon, pepper, wood, toffee, caramel, vanilla. Some fruits hanging out in the background. Sweet.


F: Vanilla, black cherries and a hint of plum, appls, some light oak. drying. Kind of a weighty finish. Grains hang out the longest at the end.


The nose really has nothing to do with the palate. Quite strange. Interesting but not great palate, somewhat muted; decent enough finish.  

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