Stagg Jr. Batch 13
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Raided Score: 86 Publication: SpiritSurveyor Excerpt: The balance of oak and sweetness is really nice, and certainly reminds me of a slightly less tamed version of George T. Stagg, which it is. But it definitely feels like the gap between them is closing. Read Full Review Raided Score: 91 Publication: Drinkhacker Excerpt: Stagg Jr. remains what it has always aimed to be: A big and burly mini-me to the brash unicorn that is George T. Stagg. While this batch may not show Stagg Jr. at the best of its batches, it remains a top shelf offering that’s worth picking up. Read Full Review Raided Score: 91 Publication: The Whiskey Wash Excerpt: Add an ice cube and jump into a journey of flavor development as the dilution takes hold, that’s my recommendation. Read Full Review Raided Score: 93 Publication: Distiller Excerpt: The finish is lengthy with heat, highlighted by vanilla cupcakes. Read Full Review Raided Score: 94 Publication: Whisky Advocate Excerpt: The flavors harmonize beautifully, culminating in a finish of dark jam, coffee, and semi-sweet chocolate. Read Full Review Raided Score: 88 Publication: Whiskey Raiders Excerpt: Powerful and vibrant, fairly complex. This holds up the legacy of batches past. Read Full Review
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This is the 13th Batch of Stagg Jr - a ten-ish year old barrel proof release from Buffalo Trace featuring mashbill 1. Image is a stock image.
Pungent cherry, toffee, coffee and oak. A bit of ethanol. Rich and powerful.
Medium mouth feel, bit of heat. Toffee, oak, sweet vanilla bean, cherry chocolates and powerful tobacco.
Long, a hair hot, but complex. Oak, toffee, vanilla, cherry cordials and sweet cream.
Powerful and vibrant, fairly complex. This holds up the legacy of batches past.
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