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Benchmark No. 8 Bourbon

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  • Distiller:

    Buffalo Trace

  • Bottler:

    Buffalo Trace

  • ABV:

    40%

  • Age:

    NAS

  • Price:
    $$$$$
  • Raided Score: 95
  • Publication: Drink Hacker
  • Excerpt: At about $14 a bottle, it offers outstanding quality for a pittance.
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  • Raided Score: 79
  • Publication: Whisky Rant
  • Excerpt: For me it wasn’t anything special. I rate Benchmark 8 below average. A bit one-sided and too dry for my taste. But not bad, especially for the price tag.
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  • Raided Score: 75
  • Publication: Modern Thirst
  • Excerpt: Benchmark 8 is a largely forgettable bourbon.
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  • Raided Score: 61
  • Publication: 31 Whiskey
  • Excerpt: If this is the “benchmark” then the bench is so low that it has no legs.
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  • Raided Score: 70
  • Publication: Distiller
  • Excerpt: There are no bells or whistles, which is to say: very little complexity.
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  • Raided Score: 79
  • Publication: The Whiskey Jug
  • Excerpt: McAfee’s Benchmark Old No. 8 Bourbon is perfect for those times when your only drinking requirement is to have something “not bad” in your glass.
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