The Buffalo Trace Distillery's Antique Collection 2017 George T. Stagg Straight Bourbon is akin to the invigorating experience of indulging in a perfectly brewed cup of coffee, tantalizing your senses with its rich, vibrant flavors. This bourbon is a harmonious blend of deep, balanced flavors that are sure to leave a lasting impression.
Crafted by aging in 309 new white oak barrels with a #4 char for a minimum of 15 years, this double-distilled beauty is matured to a barrel strength of 129.2 proof. Originally distilled in Spring 2002, it was released in Fall 2017. The proprietary blend of Kentucky corn, Minnesota rye, and N. Dakota barley gives this bourbon its unique character.
Upon pouring, the 2017 George T. Stagg Bourbon fills the nose with the sweet aroma of caramel and vanilla, mingling with subtle hints of smoke and leathery oak. On the palate, one can taste the layers of flavors, including brewed coffee, chocolate fudge, and a touch of pepper from the nutmeg and clove. This bourbon is truly a remarkable and unforgettable drinking experience.