Sunday, 28 February 2010

Buffalo Trace Bourbon Whiskey 45%

Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey.

Buffalo Trace Distillery History

The McAfee brothers completed the first survey of the area north of the Kentucky River in 1773. Brothers Hancock and Willis Lee established a settlement two years later, after initial struggles and abandonment the area had developed into a thriving community by 1787.

During the prohibition era, the distillery's existence was spared by the allowance of a permit–one of only four issued in the country–to continue distillation for medicinal purposes.

 Buffalo Trace Bourbon Whiskey 45% Tasting Notes..
Appearance: Light bronze in color with streaks of gold,

Nose: bears a complex aroma of vanilla, mint, and molasses.

Taste is pleasantly sweet and contains notes of brown sugar and spice that give way to oak and leather.

Finish: The long and dry finish has significant depth. When enjoyed with water, flavors of toffee, dark fruit and anise are revealed.

For Buffalo Trace distillery photo slide show and history click here  

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