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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
Brand
Eagle Rare
Expression
17 Years Old
Type
American Whiskey ~ Bourbon
Age
17 years old
Abv
45.00%
Produced at
Buffalo Trace Distillery
Region
Kentucky

Gavin D.Smith

84
Nose
Soft, with vanilla, honey and meadow grass. Marshmallows in time.
Palate
Creamy, with figs, nuts, stewed fruits and gathering spices.
Finish
Long and spicy, with a hint of fruit, root ginger and lively oak.
Comment
A supple, pleasing Bourbon.

Rob Allanson

85
Nose
Casks after being charred, gentle oak with sweet overtones. Honey cornbread with melted butter.
Palate
Dusty spice notes, similar to rye bread, tempered with that creamy, honey oak. Soft fruits, peaches.
Finish
Long oak grip and gentle tannins.
Comment
A good all round Bourbon.
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