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Age:  12 Years

Proof:  120

Mash Bill:  77% Corn, 13% Rye, 10% Barley

Price:  $40


Received:  September 2017

This Knob Creek barrel was filled and entered the warehouse on October 15, 2004. It was stored on the 4th floor of a 9-floor warehouse. The barrel proof at the time of bottling was 133.7 proof. 

Flight Club members Scott Hill and Stephen Netherton were able to taste the barrel samples in February, shortly after R&J selected their barrel.  

Knob Creek Single Barrel R&J Store Pick (12 Year) (120 Proof) (Reviewed by Flight Club in November 2017)

Nose:  Sweet; deep musty oak; caramel; earthy character; no notable fruit; furniture polish.

Palate:  A slow crescendo; grape soda; fudge.

Finish:  Long; rich and powerful oak; caramel; cherry.

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Distillery Pages

Buffalo Trace is located in Frankfort, Kentucky.  It is owned by Sazerac.  It produces various bourbons, rye whiskeys and even vodka.

Buffalo Trace produces no less than four unique recipes: a low-rye mash bill, a high-rye mash bill, a wheated mash bill and two rye mash bills.  It has also produced numerous “one-off” mash bills, including 2017’s award winning Four Grain Bourbon.

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