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A Modest Proposal

Unread postby cowdery » Mon Apr 19, 2010 6:39 pm

I was just looking at the reviews of Buffalo Trace Bourbon and noticed it is indicated as 9-years-old. Buffalo Trace is actually NAS but we, let's say, have it on good authority that it's 9-years-old. At least that was the claim when it was launched a decade ago. Is it still?

I don't know if we've done this with other NAS products where we have the age 'on good authority,' but I notice we don't do it with Maker's Mark.

My proposal would be that NAS products should be officially NAS in the data tables, although there is nothing wrong with the review stating, "distillery sources say the whiskey is at least 9-years-old."

I apologize in advance if this is an old subject I somehow missed.
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Re: A Modest Proposal

Unread postby Clayton » Wed Apr 21, 2010 9:17 am

Chuck

We have only had Buffalo Trace here for near on 3 months and I've been told the age is between 8 and 11 years as I told the supplier I thought it was 9 as per reviews here but he was rather adamant on 8-11 years..

BTW what does NAS mean??

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Re: A Modest Proposal

Unread postby p_elliott » Wed Apr 21, 2010 10:36 am

NAS = No Age Statement
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Re: A Modest Proposal

Unread postby Bourbon HQ » Wed Apr 21, 2010 12:18 pm

One of the members of our Bourbon Society is a tour guide at Buffalo Trace, and he said it is 9 years old.


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