Stagg Jr. Batch 12 Review | Whiskey Raiders
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Stagg Jr. Batch 12

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  • Distiller:

    Buffalo Trace

  • Bottler:

    Buffalo Trace

  • ABV:

    66.15%

  • Age:

    NAS

  • Price:
    $$$$$
  • Raided Score: 86
  • Publication: The Bourbon Finder
  • Excerpt: For a limited-release allocated bourbon, you’ll have one hell of a time beating Stagg Jr. (batch 12).
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  • Raided Score: 96
  • Publication: Breaking Bourbon
  • Excerpt: It's more than a worthwhile pour, it's a must have.
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  • Raided Score: 88
  • Publication: Whiskey Raiders
  • Excerpt: Solid and consistent, delightful at every turn even despite the heat.
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  • Intro:

    This is the 12th Batch of Stagg Jr - a ten-ish year old barrel proof release from Buffalo Trace featuring mashbill 1. Stock Image

  • Nose:

    Honey, oak, ethanol, cherry and pepper. Heavy ethanol along with super rich cherry and caramel.

  • Taste:

    Toffee, oak caramel and coffee. Nice structure with a full mouth feel. A bit of heat but balanced well against the cherry, toffee and some vanilla bean.

  • Finish:

    Long, a bit of heat but rich with coffee, toffee, cherry cordial and vanilla bean.

  • Overall:

    Solid and consistent, delightful at every turn even despite the heat. I think I might like this just a hair less than 13, but we're splitting hairs here. Can't go wrong snagging one of these.

  • Score:

    7

  • By t8ke
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