George T. Stagg

George T. Stagg Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey 2020


George T. Stagg built the most dominant American distillery of the 19th century, during a time known as the Gilded Age of Bourbon. Uncut and unfiltered, this robust bourbon whiskey ages for nearly a decade and boasts the bold character that is reminiscent of the man himself.

Buffalo Trace Distillery, Franklin County, Kentucky

Age Profile
Year of Distillation: Spring of 2005 Release: Fall of 2020
Release Brand Name: George T. Stagg Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey Proof for release: 130.4

Large Grain: Small Grain: Finish Grain:
Kentucky Corn; Distillers Grade #1 and #2 Minnesota Rye
North Dakota Malted Barley

Cooking / Fermentation
Milling Screen: #10
Cook Temperature: 240 degrees Fahrenheit
Water: Kentucky limestone with reverse osmosis Fermentation: Carbon steel / black iron fermenter
Mash: Sour

Distillation & Aging
Distillation: Double distilled; beer still and doubler Proof off still: 140 proof
Barrel: New, white oak; #4 char; charred for 55 seconds Barrel Maker: Independent Stave;
Lebanon, KY
Barrel Entry Proof: 125 proof
Barrel Size: 53 liquid gallons; 66.25 Original proof gallons Warehouse: Warehouses L, K,
and Q
Floor: 1ˢᵗ, 2‘ᵈ, and 9'ʰ floors
Evaporation loss: 59.0% of the original whiskey lost to evaporation

Filtration: None
Product Age: 15 years and 4 months old at bottling Tasting comment: Nose: Cinnamon, caramel,
and cherries
Palate: Creamy vanilla with lightly smoked oak
Finish: Long finish of black coffee, dark cherries, & herbs

Bottle Size: 750ml
ABV: 65.2%

Review - George T. Stagg Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey 2020

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