Buffalo Trace unveils Antique Collection 2020
Five popularand will show up in September
In the US, the Buffalo Trace bourbon and rye editions. We are therefore taking a short look at this year's new bottlings, which are always sold out very quickly. The price is expected to be around $99 per bottle. They should be available at the end of September / beginning of October.'s Antique Collection is eagerly awaited every year, and in Europe there are meanwhile also a lot of fans of these exclusive
The Antique Collection, which is released every year in small batches, was launched two decades ago for the first time and many editions of the series have been awarded medals and titels in the Whisky Bible or in various spirits competitions.Magazine, in John Murray's
The editions of the Buffalo Trace Antique Collection 2020
George T. Stagg
The whiskey was at 130.5 (65.3% ). Cinnamon, caramel and cherries catch the nose, creamy vanilla and a hint of smoked spread out on the palate. In the coffee, cherries and herbs.was matured in in Buffalo Trace’s L, K and Q since spring 2005. The 15-year-old
William Larue Weller
The 2020 bottling was distilled in winter 2008, the barrels were stored in warehouses I and C. 134.5 Proof (67.3% ABV) give the 12-year-old Bourbon an impressing strength. It shows up with soft caramel notes, spearmint and cinnamon flavors.
Thomas H. Handy Sazerac Rye
A Straight Rye that was bottled unfiltered and at of 129.0 proof (64.5% ABV). The barrels were stored in warehouses K, M and N since spring 2014. The aromas include cinnamon, anise and honey.
Eagle Rare 17 Year Old
The Bourbon distilled in spring 2002 can offer 101 proof (50.5% ABV). Storage on the first floor of warehouse P gave him an aroma of ripe cherries, vanilla cream and oak and a of caramel and coffee, followed by oak and fresh herbs.
Sazerac Rye 18 Year Old
With its 90 proof (46% ABV), the Straight Rye Whiskey is the one with the lowest among the editions of the Antique Collection 2020 but being 18 years of it is also the oldest. From spring 2002 the barrels were stored on the third floor of K. Oak, caramel, chocolate, pepper and cherries characterize the aroma.
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