Buffalo Trace Single Oak Barrel 8
Added on Wednesday, Apr 4, 2012 at 09:43 AM
  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 125, Entry Weight 508, #4 Char, 6 Month Seasoning, Bottom Cut, 15 Rings/Inch, 44 Staves, Harvest Location A, Warehouse L, Concrete Floor, Warehouse Location L-3-27
Member Ratings and Notes

N: Floral. Slight caramel. A little cinnamon, some orange, vanilla. Light on the nose. A bit of corn and cereal grain.


P: Mouth-coating and rich. Big push of caramel initially, followed by vanilla, cinnamon, light orange and a bit of black cherry. Starts a gentle warming.


F: Strong, big black cherry note at first, heat not present on the nose and palate is assertive here. White pepper, a bit of marshmallow, light hay. Moderately woody. Nice and long-lasting.


Really enjoyable finish. This one builds and builds. 


Nose: Nice nose with a good amount of rye spice and some corn syrupy sweetness.


Palate: Light and sweet bourbon, a bit of cough syrup moving to spice and a bit of bitterness


Finish: Peppery, spicy


Inoffensive but not interesting 

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