20 years after the series made its debut, Kentucky distillery Buffalo Trace has unveiled the five limited-edition whiskeys in its 2020 Antique Collection, available in limited quantities starting in late September or early October.
This year’s whiskeys include a George T Stagg release, which is bottled at 65.2% ABV and is said to have flavours of “creamy vanilla with lightly smoked oak on the palate”.
The 2020 William Larue Weller bottling is an uncut, unfiltered, wheated Bourbon, bottled at 67.25% ABV. The whiskey was distilled in the winter of 2008 and boasts flavours of a soft caramel chew, spearmint and cinnamon.
This year’s Thomas H Handy Sazerac Rye whiskey is uncut and unfiltered and comprises spirit distilled in the spring of 2014. Aged in warehouses K, M, and N, the 64.5% ABV whiskey offers notes of cinnamon, anise and honey.
The latest Eagle Rare 17-Year-Old release is bottled at 50.5% ABV has a nose of ripe cherries, vanilla cream and oak, followed by a taste of caramel and coffee and a long finish of oak, pepper and fresh herbs.
Finally, the 2020 Sazerac Rye 18-Year-Old bottling at 45% ABV has flavours of oak, caramel and dark chocolate, with a finish of coffee, black pepper and cherries.
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