Review #1382 – Stagg Jr. Batch 13

The Schtick: This is the 13th Batch of Stagg Jr – a ten-ish year old barrel proof release from Buffalo Trace featuring mashbill 1. Image is a stock image.

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Review #1382 | Bourbon Review #608

Distiller: Buffalo Trace

Bottler: Buffalo Trace

Brand: Buffalo Trace

Selection: N/A

ABV: 64.2% ABV

Age: NAS


Nose: Pungent cherry, toffee, coffee and oak. A bit of ethanol. Rich and powerful.

Taste: Medium mouth feel, bit of heat. Toffee, oak, sweet vanilla bean, cherry chocolates and powerful tobacco.

Finish: Long, a hair hot, but complex. Oak, toffee, vanilla, cherry cordials and sweet cream.

Overall: Powerful and vibrant, fairly complex. This holds up the legacy of batches past.

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Rank: 7


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Decoded:

1 | Disgusting | So bad I poured it out.

2 | Poor | I wouldn’t consume by choice.

3 | Bad | Multiple flaws.

4 | Sub-par | Not bad, but many things I’d rather have.

5 | Good | Good, just fine.

6 | Very Good | A cut above.

7 | Great | Well above average

8 | Excellent | Really quite exceptional.

9 | Incredible | An all time favorite

10 | Perfect | Perfect


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