Introducing the 2023 Eagle Rare 17-Year-Old Bourbon, a remarkable release that boasts an impressive 19 years and three months of aging. This marks a historic milestone as it’s the oldest iteration of this spirit since its 23-year-old inclusion in the Antique Collection. Crafted in the spring of 2004, the whiskey underwent its maturation journey in select Warehouses C, I, K, M, and Q, imparting unique character and depth to each bottle.
Staying true to its heritage, the Eagle Rare 17 is bottled at a robust 101 proof, paying homage to the original Eagle Rare brand introduced back in 1975. As you savor this exceptional bourbon, your senses will be greeted by enticing aromas of dark chocolate and cherry pie filling. The palate offers a perfectly balanced symphony of flavors, featuring notes of caramel-drizzled chocolate sponge cake. The experience culminates in a finish that lingers with dry and spicy hints, reminiscent of an earthy cigar box.
Notably, the 2022 release of Eagle Rare 17 garnered acclaim, winning the prestigious Taste Master title at the 2023 American Whiskey Masters competition, solidifying its position as the overall champion of the event. Elevate your whiskey collection with this distinguished and award-winning bourbon, a testament to the artistry and tradition of American whiskey-making.