Buffalo Trace 80 Proof Bourbon

Buffalo Trace 80 Proof Bourbon

(0.7l, 40%)


7.7/10
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This flagship Bourbon has history in every sip.

There has been Whiskey made on the site of the Buffalo Trace Distillery in Frankfort, Kentucky, for more than two hundred years. The first distillery operation that can be continuously traced to Buffalo Trace was started in 1812 by Harrison Blanton (yes, that Blanton). He sold the operation in 1870 and it was renamed the Old Fire Copper (O. F. C.) Distillery. It has been bought and sold many times over the intervening decades, but Sazerac has owned the property since 1992. They produce a wide range of Bourbons and spirits — including their signature Bourbon.

Not only is the Buffalo Trace signature Bourbon beloved by its fans, it’s also really good and not overly-priced. In fact, it has become the flagship of the Sazerac Bourbon line-up. They keep the mash bill tight — Corn, Rye, and malted Barley with no Wheat filler. It is also aged at least 8 years and served up at 45% ABV. All that means rich, classic Bourbon flavor in every sip. For many Bourbon fans, Buffalo Trace is their “go-to” daily drinker and we think it would be hard to make a better choice.

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Buffalo Trace has a capacity of about 2.7 million gallons per year — enough to fill about 51,000 barrels. This is especially impressive since everything passes through a single, 60,000 gallon beer still (wash type).

Flavor Spiral™

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caramel
spicy
butter
cake
mint
nutty
malted barley
sweet
oak
What does Buffalo Trace 80 Proof Bourbon taste like?

The Flavor Spiral™ shows the most common flavors that you'll taste in Buffalo Trace 80 Proof Bourbon and gives you a chance to have a taste of it before actually tasting it.

We invented Flavor Spiral™ here at Flaviar to get all your senses involved in tasting drinks and, frankly, because we think that classic tasting notes are boring.
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Corner
Bourbons are very high in vanilla, as American White Oak is naturally high in vanillins.

Tasting Notes

Appearance / Color
Medium amber.

Nose / Aroma / Smell 
Caramel, plenty of butter, warm mixed nuts, pumpkin spices.

Flavor / Taste / Palate
Butter toffee, mint, fruit cake.

Finish 
Medium length with lingering sweet and spice.
Ratings & Reviews
guest
guest,
Smooth easy to drink. Has a really sweet smell.
 
S
S,
This was my gateway bourbon from scotch enjoyed it
 
James
James,
I actually tried this one after taking it's older brother (Eagle Rare). Neither sibling disappoints. Wonderful bourbon that's easy on the pallet and readily available.
 
Matthew
Matthew,
Good for the price.
 
Will
Will,
Absolute favorite and my go to bourbon.
 
Robert
Robert,
Very good go to standard bourbon. Spicey, sweet and a fantastic price.
 
Rod
Rod,
Good bourbon at a good price point. Nice to keep handy at all times for those who don't want too much bite in their bourbon.
 
John
John,
Great bourbon. My go to for cookouts and just a glass after work. Great price point for what you get.
 
Kevin
Kevin,
Good bourbon. Nothing special in my opinion.
 
Derek
Derek,
This is my daily go to bourbon. Perfect balance of price and flavor. I always keep this stocked. Good complexity and linger.
 
Nez
Nez,
Solid bourbon for the price. It has a nice little bite
 
Michael
Michael,
A great pour. It has a bit of sweetness to it and finishes smooth. Not a mixer. Drink it neat.
 
Kenneth
Kenneth,
Old fashion go to!!! Find a single barrel pick and you wont be disappointed.
 
Ed
Ed,
Spicy buttery bourbon with an excellent minty finish... a great value
 
Jamie
Jamie,
Solid all around Bourbon. Less sweet and more spicy. Enjoyable clean or on the rocks but cheap enough to not feel guilty about mixing it either.
 
Nicholas
Nicholas,
My go to. Great for the price. Can be drunk on its own as well as in cocktails. I like the velvety feel of this one.
 
Eugeniu
Eugeniu,
Quite a punch. Like walking barefoot in the scorching sun.
 
BRADLEY
BRADLEY,
Love it, beautiful.
 
WESLEY
WESLEY,
This is a great value bourbon!
 
Cliff
Cliff,
An inexpensive bourbon that is smooth tondrinl
 
Tyson
Tyson,
This was super good in an old fashioned.
 
guest
guest,
Good, solid daily drinker
 
guest
guest,
Sweet and simple
 
guest
guest,
Good but not excellent
 
Demarcos
Demarcos,
It's a nice bourbon, very drinkable and has a nice sweet caramel molasses note followed up by a rich spicy kick.
 
Johnathan
Johnathan,
Complex smooth and affordable what more can you ask for!
 
Chris
Chris,
So well balanced. Darker than most whiskies, but still sweet and a little spicy.
 
Daniel
Daniel,
Just plain delicious - great flavor all the way through. Great Old Fashioned, or just over ice.
 
Jonathan
Jonathan,
Definitely in my top choices
 
Kent
Kent,
Peppery and strong.
 
Michael
Michael,
Excellent bourbon, recommended by a friend and it turned out to one of the best bourbon's I've tried, especially for the price.
 
Scott
Scott,
great for mixing with dr pepper
 
Samuel
Samuel,
Excellent cheap bourbon
 
Jimmy
Jimmy,
Best Bourbon around for the money!
 
Hugh
Hugh,
My “go-to”. Very smooth and easy to drink.
 
Alan
Alan,
very smooth
 
David
David,
What can I say that isn't already obvious by the lack of availability of this great bourbon. I only wish that everyone wasn't so crazy about BT products now days. This is simply a great bourbon at a great price. Anytime our local stores have it, we're limited to one bottle purchased at a time. Sounds like it is more available in some parts of the country, but not the southeast. Perhaps there are two many of us bourbon drinkers here!
 
Tim
Tim,
“What’s a good Bourbon that’s priced reasonably and easy to find anywhere?” Buffalo Trace While taste is obviously subjective and everyone prefers different things, I have never spoken to a whiskey drinker who had anything bad to say about Buffalo Trace. That being said, it takes no risks so it’s a safe bet which is both its strength and it’s weakness. Cheers
 
Jeremy
Jeremy,
First class complex flavor I use this as a bench mark
 
Michael
Michael,
Love it
 
guest
guest,
One of my favorites. It’s very smooth and sweet.
 
Scott
Scott,
Too spicy.
 
Madison
Madison,
This is my favorite bourbon! I wish it was easier to get in NC.
 
Christina
Christina,
An "average" bourbon that is better than average. The little brother of Old Rip Van Winkle. I'd drink it anytime.
 
guest
guest,
Great!
 
Stefani
Stefani,
Great tasting, reliable bourbon at a good price.
 
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