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Whiskymag 137 July _Aug 2016

Buffalo Trace

McAfee's Benchmark Bourbon

Tasting Notes Review

McAfee’s Benchmark

80 Proof, "Rye Recipe" Kentucky Straight Bourbon


Wine Enthusiast rating: 90


Tasting Notes


Colour:- Medium amber.


Nose:-  the nose bears caramel notes and a delicate stone-fruit backdrop.


Taste:- The body is medium, and the palate is robust and sturdy, with some fine leather notes mingling with dry tobacco, a touch of oak, and a hint of dried cherries.


Finish: The finish is smooth and medium in length.


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Tasting Notes kindly supplied by the Buffalo Trace Distillery.


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