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Bourbon Eagle Rare 10 year Bourbon

Discussion in 'Whiskey Database' started by 302JH, Nov 16, 2013.

  1. 302JH

    302JH Cigar, whiskey, & beer boss
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    So first I have to acknowledge the CigarDojo staff (believe it was Steve) who blessed us with his Bourbon genius. If it wasn't for the Dojo Birthday Herf, I probably would never have given Eagle Rare Bourbon a look or consideration. Now, I am by no means a Bourbon expert, in fact up until recently I was more of single malt/ scotch (and red wine) kinda guy. But now in this phase of my tasting palate evolution, I have grown a sincere appreciation for Bourbon.

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    Bottled by Buffalo Trace Distillery Frankfort KY
    Aged: 10 years
    Type: Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey
    90 Proof

    When I first gave it a taste, I was hit with mild sweetness infused with what I describe as a green corn husk taste. As I continued to sip on it and tried to pinpoint tasting notes - I was able to pick up slight hints of honey, lots of vanilla, and mild oak. As my palate got used to what I was drinking, the green corn taste dissipated and some of the other flavors mentioned came forward.

    The aroma is very mild, not as punchy as other single barrel bourbons, and pleasant to the nose.

    I will say this, trying this bourbon for the first time was a treat and a different experience. I found it for $27 at a local liquor store, though I have seen it at a big chain store (Total Wine) for $30. In short I will buy this bottle again and again.
     
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  2. dom guarnaccia

    dom guarnaccia King of the n00bs
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    It's about $28 a bottle out here. I think it's awesome though. I need to get another bottle
     
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  3. 302JH

    302JH Cigar, whiskey, & beer boss
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    I know I will be!
     
  4. Eric

    Eric Grand poobah of all that I survey.
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    Eagle rare is a solid bourbon and the price is right. Great review 302JH!
     
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  5. jwlassi

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    This is one of my favorite bourbons. It has a very complex nose followed by a rich rush of flavor. The flavor is unique from your run of the mill bourbon, having it's own category defining taste much like a Maker's Mark or an exceptional single barrel bourbon. Well made.
     
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  6. Ky Bourbon

    Ky Bourbon Had too much
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    A great bourbon that I keep on hand. It has a more "lively" taste the flavor transitions are full and fast...
     
  7. bdc6969

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    Had it, like it.
     
  8. Simon

    Simon King of the n00bs
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    I've had that. A really good bourbon that is still widely available without being price gorged.
     
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  9. michealqueen

    michealqueen More than a n00b
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    I've had that. Hadn't really heard too much about Eagle Rare but it was recommended and I gave it a shot. Has a good flavor and goes down pretty smooth.
     
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    4dr2seater Had too much
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    Eagle Rare has a place in my heart. And my art. (Rhymes yo)

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