Ancient Ancient Age 10 Year Review

This is a 10 year expression from Buffalo Trace that was produced for Age International. The 10 year age stated Ancient Age has been discontinued for several years now. It’s bottled at 43% ABV.

Nose: Very grain forward – oak, butterscotch, vanilla, and a little WT style spice.

Palate: Funky corn up front with lots of oak. More butterscotch and vanilla – similar butterscotch notes to  what I find in National Distiller’s.

Finish: Mostly corn and oak again here with a faint spice.

Rating: 84/100 – Simple, but enjoyable.

Value for the money: I think this 1.75L was around $35 which is a great buy, but seeing as these are discontinued, I don’t think you’ll see them around much. I wouldn’t pay anything over retail on the secondary for this.

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