George T. Stagg 2011

GTS 2011

Price: $70 for 750ml

Distilled/Owned by: Buffalo Trace / Sazerac

Region: Frankfort, Kentucky

71.3% ABV

Mashbill: Buffalo Trace mash bill #1

Aged For: 18 Years, 5 months

Cask Type: New charred Oak, Char #4

Chill Filtered: No

 


 

Color: Burnt amber

Drank: Neat, in a glencairn

Nose: Dark chocolate, espresso, cherry, vanilla oak, blackberry, and coffee bean notes

Mouthfeel: Thick and dry

Palate/Taste: Dark chocolate, charred oak, black coffee, aged tobacco leaves, molasses, and burnt caramel.

Finish: Hot and long, continuing to dry as it continues with vanilla, caramel, brown sugar, heavy cherry, maple syrup.

Thoughts: Dark and refined, the perfect balance of punch to flavor

Score: 92 out of 100

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