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Eagle Rare 17 Years Old Tasting notes and reviews

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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

Martine Nouet

80
Nose
Intense.A big whiff of rye.Sour fruit. Cranberry jelly. Burnt plums. Touch of bitter orange marmalade. In time,a floral note. Freesia. Peony. Quite expressive and complex.
Palate
Smooth at start then crisp and tightened. The same profile as on the nose. Overcooked plum jam. Spices. Ginger,cinnamon. Rich and well balanced.
Finish
Long, oaky,spicy.
Comment
A bourbon close to a rye whiskey,well structured and quite complex.

Rob Allanson

84
Nose
Massive and complex. Burnt sugar, dark fruits,bitter plum and tangerine skins,sour cherry sweets.
Palate
Follows the nose,burnt sugar and sour cherries. Then come more spiced notes with a baked apple pie note dominating.
Finish
Big, oaked and exhilarating.
Comment
A bold,well balanced whiskey.
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