Paid: $45 for 750ml
Distilled/Owned by: Buffalo Trace / Sazerac
Mashbill: Buffalo Trace Mashbill #1
Aged For: NAS
Cask Type: New charred oak
Chill Filtered: No
Color: Deep copper
Drank: Neat, in a glencairn.
Nose: Cherry cola, oak, pepper, tobacco, lychee, leather, and spices
Mouthfeel: Full bodied, dry
Palate/Taste: Tobacco, oak, chocolate, cola, cherries, and pepper
Finish: Warm and dry with a medium to long finish. Vanilla, oak, corn mash, and chocolate
Thoughts: You can’t go wrong with the new releases of Stagg Jr, however batch 9 that came after was a bit better overall.
Score: 85 out of 100