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Eagle Rare Single Barrel 10-Year-Old Kentucky Straight Bourbon Buffalo Trace Eagle Rare 10 Year Kentucky Straight Bourbon Wine Review

Eagle Rare Single Barrel 10-Year-Old Kentucky Straight Bourbon Buffalo Trace Eagle Rare 10 Year Kentucky Straight Bourbon

Eagle Rare Single Barrel 10-Year-Old Kentucky Straight Bourbon Buffalo Trace Eagle Rare 10 Year Kentucky Straight Bourbon

Kentucky, United States

Community Score: 4.5/5

Community Reviews: 3

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Price: $49.95

Drink: Now

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 45%

Wine Type: Other Wines/Drinks


Winery: Eagle Rare

Agent: Kirkwood Diamond Canada Partnership

Product: 604785

Product: 10747781

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rated this wine as 91/100 with the following review:

A deliciously feisty - I mean spicy - expression of single barrel Kentucky Bourbon hailing from the crafting magicians at Buffalo Trace. The aromas scream baking spice - hot cinnamon, nutmeg, clove and anise! Orange peel, orange marmalade, vanilla, caramel, toasted oak also come through strongly on the nose and palate. The lasting flavour without a doubt that chewy oak and hot cinnamon.
- Medium-Full bodied
- Alcohol is integrated (don't confuse the hot cinnamon flavours for burning alcohol)
- Long finish (baking spices, vanilla & oak)
- Spicy Rye Flavour Camp
rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

Eagle Rare smells like bourbon: it's got the vanilla and corn syrup sweetness you expect from a bourbon, but I didn't find it wildly complex. The palate was a lot more interesting. The sweet spices were present, but fairly understated, rounded out by a burnt sugar type of sweetness. However, it had an intriguing pepperiness with a hint of something a bit medicinal and minty that piqued my curiosity. It's a pretty robust bourbon that is on the dry and spicy side. Much more fun to sip than to smell!
Dive into Eagle Rare Single Barrel for aromas of toasted bread, vanilla, charcoal and almonds. Take a sip to find a very rich, oily mouthfeel and lots of oak that surfaces with sweet caramel and dry resin. Dried fruits, leather and cocoa hit mid palate, and then the finish: it’s very peppery with lots of baking spices, but a honeyed background keeps things in check. The finish lasts seemingly forever. That’s one serious whiskey. It hits all the typical bourbon notes, but adds another layer of depth. That complex, assertive and intense nature takes it beyond your usual suspects. And that alluring play between spicy and sweet keeps us coming back for more. Source: Kevin Gray, cocktailenthusiast.com, April 15, 2012

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