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Eagle Rare 17 Years Old Tasting notes and reviews

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Eagle Rare 17 Years Old

Eagle Rare
17 Years Old
American Whiskey ~ Bourbon
17 years old
Produced at
Buffalo Trace Distillery
USA and specialist retailers in the UK

Michael Jackson

Aromatic. Cedary. Orange zest. Intensely fruity. Slightly sharp at the back of the nose.
Orange Angel Delight. Caramel. Toffee. Wafers. Dry oiliness.
Orange peels. Bitter orange. Ginger marmalade. Late, lively, surge of spiciness.
Some interesting flavours, with lots of dimensions, but no balance or structure. I'm not wild about Angel Delight.

Dave Broom

Full-on, rich sweet nose: candy, caramelised oak, cinnamon cooked in butter, hot cross buns and honey cakes.
Big, chewy and sweet with a fresh oily zap on the back palate stopping it from becoming too cloying.
Long, slightly hot.
Big and sweet. Scale down the sweet vermouth when making your Manhattan.
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