My Bourbon Thoughts: George T. Stagg – BTAC

We may earn an affiliate commission when you click on one of our links to sites like Amazon and other major retailers.  Why trust us?

George T. Stagg - BTAC - 2014

George T. Stagg is a part of the Buffalo Trace Antique Collection.  The bourbon is aged in new charred oak barrels for at least 15 years.  It is a powerful product that is packs a real punch because it is uncut and unfiltered, thus it is 138.1 proof.  You can open it up with a a little water to bring down the abv and bring out some of the flavors.

The nose is woody and fruity with a little spice.  The taste is sweet and boozy to start, then thick and woody.  The water brings out more sweet carmel, vanilla and coffee.  Even with the addition of water the heat comes through.

George T. Stagg is an interesting product with a long age, unfiltered and barrel proof bottling.  It is a robust flavor with the oak from the barrel and booze shining through and overall is a fun product to try if you can track down the “deer”.

More Bourbon Reviews:
Old Forester Birthday Bourbon
Buy Pappy Van Winkle & Be Forever Changed
Pappy Van Winkle’s Family Reserve 20 Years Old
Old Weller Antique
Parker’s Heritage Wheat Whiskey 13 Year
Eagle Rare 17 Year Old

Follow Brostrick on Pinterest