Eagle Rare 17 Year Old 2018 Kentucky Straight Bourbon


Eagle Rare 2018 was bottled from 45 barrels that saw a massive 89.5% loss to evaporation, it is estimated there were only 1627 bottles produced.

Size: 750ML

Proof: 101 (50.5% ABV)

Age: 17 Year

Origin: United States

Distillery: Buffalo Trace Distillery

(8 customer reviews)

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Eagle Rare 17 year 2018, entered the barrel in spring of 2000 and was matured in Warehouses C. Although the label states 17 years, 2018 is actually an 18 year and 4 month old whiskey. This years release Eagle Rare 17 years of was released at 101 proof in homage to the brand’s history, it was originally introduced to the market by Seagram in 1975, and bottled at 101 proof.

All the way from the legendary Buffalo Trace Distillery in Frankfort, Kentucky, comes Eagle Rare. A spectacular Kentucky straight Bourbon whiskey, matured for at least a decade before making its way into its distinctive bottles at 45% ABV. What’s so distinctive about the bottles, you ask? Well, we’re going to say it’s the massive bald eagle, wings outstretched, looking like it’s about to snatch up some dinner. Distinctive, yes? The whiskey is also pretty distinctive too, boasting full-bodied notes of cinder toffee, orange peel and buttery corn.

Eagle Rare 17 Years is one of the five bourbons included in the award-winning Buffalo Trace Collection only available in small quantities

Eagle Rare 17 Year Old 2018 Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey Tasting Notes

Nose: The aroma is quite intense with brown butter caramels and baking spices. Char smoke is mild.

Palate: The bourbon is somewhat chewy and tannic at the finish but shows complexity throughout.

Finish: The finish has a nice bite from the increased proof and presents some dried herbs and roasted corn.

Distillery Information

Buffalo Trace Distillery is a distillery in Frankfort, Kentucky, that is owned by the Sazerac Company. Eagle Rare 17 years has historically been known by several names, including the George T. Stagg Distillery and the Old Fire Copper Distillery.

8 reviews for Eagle Rare 17 Year Old 2018 Kentucky Straight Bourbon

  1. Gary Potter (verified owner)

    Best Bourbon you can get! And championsliquorshop makes it easy to obtain it. Certainly worth adding to the collection! championsliquorshop is highly recommended in my eyes.

  2. Tricie Kohut (verified owner)

    It’s extremely difficult to get and then when it’s a gift for someone in another state that compounds the problem. quality liquor shop always has in stock and delivers to their door! Yes, I’m more popular than Santa Claus!! Thanks guys!!

  3. Bertha Beaupre (verified owner)

    The people at champions liquor shop are incredible. I get everything I want and on time. Easy ordering and never fails.

  4. Robert Tate (verified owner)

    Was packaged very well no damage. Thank you very much. Have purchased again

  5. Steven Jackson (verified owner)

    Arrived in perfect condition. Was packaged beautifully ! Love the custom-made bubble wrap. Very cool!

  6. Sharon Treml (verified owner)

    As this was a gift for my brother-in-law, I cannot rate the product. However, my ordering experience and reception of my order from champions liquor shop was excellent. Their customer service is superior.

  7. Robert Klesney (verified owner)

    Delivered on time and expertly packaged. Exactly what was ordered. I will buy here again!

  8. James Butler (verified owner)

    Quick Delivery, Very Good Bourbon

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