caramel
butter
lingering sweet
spicy
fruit cake
cake
mint
malted barley
nutty
Spiral Buffalo Trace Bourbon

Buffalo Trace
Bourbon
Reviews and Tasting Notes

Appearance / Color
Medium amber.

Nose / Aroma / Smell
Caramel, plenty of butter, warm mixed nuts, pumpkin spices.

Flavor / Taste / Palate
Butter toffee, mint, fruit cake.

Finish
Medium length with lingering sweet and spice.
Price:
$22.99
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Buffalo Trace Bourbon is adored for its caramel, butter, lingering sweet and spicy flavor notes.

This Bourbon is carefully distilled at Buffalo Trace distillery, United States.

Based on 2501 votes, the average rating for Buffalo Trace Bourbon is 8/10.

Top reviews for Buffalo Trace Bourbon:

— Fantastic bourbon. My favorite by far. Smooth taste with a slight bite. Very easy drinking on the rocks.

— Cannot beat it for the price.

— One of my favorites, and it is very difficult to get in my area.
  • Category
  • Style
    Straight Bourbon Whiskey
  • Region
    Kentucky
  • Country
    United States
  • Alcohol
    45%
  • Distillery
  • Age
    8 Year Old

Buffalo Trace Bourbon

(0.75l, 45%)


8/10
Ratings & Reviews
Member Reviews and Ratings of Buffalo Trace Bourbon
Heather
Heather,
Good bourbon. Inmy opinion not the nest for sipping but is by far one of the best for an Old Fashioend. Was shocked how many other websites said so too. This is the only bourbon I used for Old Fashioned now. Surpised to see it here since its pretty inexpensive. Definitely recommend.
 
Greg
Greg,
Standard Bourbon. Hard to find in my area, but not really worth a secondary market price.
 
Charley
Charley,
Solid bourbon
 
Andy
Andy,
Excellent, and price is amazing. Very hard to find in N.C. Enjoying a glass as I type...
 
Jordan
Jordan,
Never could find that right whiskey to get me started. Welp....I have found it. I could never drink the cheaper whiskey's you find at the ABC store but I was put on to this and never going back.
 
guest
guest,
This is an excellent, budget-friendly bourbon! As a novice bourbon drinker, Buffalo Trace and its sister products continue to impress me with their drinkability and ease of access.
 
Frank
Frank,
A long time favorite. Very good value! Very smooth with what I can call an interesting hint of spice on the finish. I like it with a cube. And it makes a very nice Manhattan. Cheers
 
Terrell
Terrell,
Fantastic bourbon. My favorite by far. Smooth taste with a slight bite. Very easy drinking on the rocks.
 
Rob
Rob,
Cannot beat it for the price.
 
Peter
Peter,
Can drink anytime. First whiskey to fall in love with.
 
Robinson
Robinson,
Makes an amazing old fashioned.
 
Billy
Billy,
Good solid bourbon flavors
 
Robinson
Robinson,
Love it
 
Chris
Chris,
My Go To Bourbon. I love Buffalo Trace.
 
Patrick
Patrick,
One of my favorites, and it is very difficult to get in my area.
 
Jake
Jake,
Favorite bourbon to date excluding Pappy Van Winkle 20 year
 
Jennifer
Jennifer,
Why shouldn’t this be a highly rated whiskey? It’s affordable for all and covers all the great things that a whiskey should offer.
 
Dan
Dan,
Great value, great Bourbon
 
Ken
Ken,
Dollar for dollar, and I often find bottles for $20, this is the best bourbon available. Delicious in all formats.
 
guest
guest,
Great for that after work drink.
 
guest
guest,
Great every day bourbon. Not hard on the pocket book and makes a great Old Fashioned for your friends who don’t take their whiskey neat.
 
David
David,
Excellent flavor, nice in a mix or straight up
 
Edward
Edward,
Solid and dependable bourbon. Probably one of the best when you consider its price point. Equally good on its own, with ice or in a cocktail.
 
Martin
Martin,
My absolute favorite... turn up the volume.. no, really.. make more!
 
Jeff
Jeff,
My favorite every day bourbon
 
Ryan
Ryan,
Greatest bourbon bottle out there for the price
 
Robert
Robert,
Nose: oak, vanilla, caramel. Taste: spice, oak, caramel. A good middle of the road budget bourbon with basic notes. It was extremely difficult to find where I live, so I would rather find something more available around the same price for a daily sipper.
 
Daniel
Daniel,
Can't be beat!
 
Joel
Joel,
Love this Bourbon!!!
 
Kristy
Kristy,
Good value for the price, but won't "blow you away." Makes a decent old fashioned.
 
Chris
Chris,
Buffalo Trace is my "go to" for everyday bourbon.
 
guest
guest,
Sweetness is balanced, not as overwhelming as other bourbons
 
Martin
Martin,
FAVORITE!!! GO TO
 
D
D,
Nothing wrong but nothing special
 
Jeffrey
Jeffrey,
Love this classic! So smooth.
 
Craig
Craig,
Not my favorite. Not as smooth as other similarly priced bottles. Old Forrester is much better.
 
Thomas
Thomas,
Tremendous bourbon for the price. Incredibly smooth and full of flavor. A new regular on the liquor shelf for sure...
 
Richard
Richard,
No better taste for value than Trace. Easily leaps and bounds better than bottles 10x the price.
 
Adam
Adam,
My go to bourbon! Is fantastic straight or one the rocks but can also make a mean Old Fashioned (I know they are traditionally made with rye, but I also like them with bourbon. Don't judge me.)
 
Jeff
Jeff,
One of my favorites and for the price you can't beat it. Very smooth!!
 
Matt
Matt,
Great quality bourbon, especially at its price point.
 
Christine
Christine,
My new favorite. Very easy drinking and great price. Wish it was easier to find...
 
Rob
Rob,
Just can't beat it for the price. Very smooth.
 
Rory
Rory,
Great taste, smooth and great price.
 
Jason
Jason,
Just plain good. caramel but not too sweet. It's an easy sipper.
 
Thomas
Thomas,
This is a great, classic bourbon — particularly for the price. I drink it neat, on the rocks, and in cocktails. It just works. Recently was the top pick in a blind against Eagle Rare and EH Taylor small batch.
 
Johnathan
Johnathan,
Classic bourbon. Incredible value and very well balanced
 
guest
guest,
This is a good mixer
 
Andrew
Andrew,
You know what your getting with this, every bottle smooth and sweet. Versatile whiskey
 
Ray
Ray,
Sweet initial notes, light spice. Very smooth and a great value.
 
Jeff
Jeff,
This is really good. It goes good with a splash of Sprite or on the rocks.
 
Larry
Larry,
I really love this. It is an amazing everyday drinker. Very smooth and easy on the palette. It’s what I recommend for new whiskey drinkers to start out with. Catch me with my flask and you can bet it’s what’s hiding inside.
 
Andrew
Andrew,
I hate using the word smooth but there really isn't another way to describe it. While the sought after whiskey from this distillery is Blantons I find the Buffalo Trace much more enjoyable and easier to obtain.
 
Kevin
Kevin,
My go to bourbon! Very smooth drinking it with a little bit of water, and not that expensive!
 
David
David,
Best bourbon for the money that I have had so far!
 
Nicholas
Nicholas,
Don't let the price fool you. I bought this alongside several other more expensive bottles to share at a gathering. My friends and I all agreed, this was an amazing whiskey for the price.
 
David
David,
Buffalo Trace is my daily drinker. Smooth and satisfying.
 
Robert
Robert,
Go to bourbon for an Old Fashioned.
 
Troy
Troy,
Love it!
 
Jonathon
Jonathon,
This is the best sub-30 dollar Bourbon i have had. Good amount of spice, but not distracting, some sort of a caramel finish, but bold beginning!
 
Mike
Mike,
Maybe the best value in all of bourbondom. Fruits, floral, a hint of spice. Very balanced. Finish is not overly long but this is an excellent bourbon. It holds its own with most bourbons under 60 bucks. It finally loses out to those with higher proof that have more complexity. Only other whiskey offering similar value to me is Baby Saz.
 
Robert
Robert,
Buttery mouth feel. Excellent bourbon for the price!
 
Tim
Tim,
For the price, it’s a great bourbon
 
Jarrett
Jarrett,
Smooth, easy finish
 
Michael
Michael,
Legitimately the smoothest bourbon I’ve ever tasted. Good flavor and nose but zero bite. And for the price, there is absolutely none better.
 
Dave
Dave,
Love the slight peppery flavor. Great Bourbon for price
 
Paul
Paul,
Caramel everywhere. Very sweet, almost too sweet. Great mixer. Good beginners bourbon.
 
Joseph
Joseph,
Smooth
 
Lee
Lee,
Easy drinking, smooth, good daily drinker.
 
Craig
Craig,
Good daily drinker. On the rocks is my favorite.
 
Mark
Mark,
Great Bourbon, great unique flavor....and a great bang for the buck!
 
Colin
Colin,
Well rounded bourbon that has a bang for its buck. Perfect for an old fashion.
 
Tony
Tony,
Sweet cherries and chocolate notes, a small amountof vanilla. Thin in the mouth feel but a good solid taste. No ethanol in nose. I really like it it had a good sweet flavor still fruity and light.
 
Mark
Mark,
A solid everyday bourbon and an excellent value. Didn't like it as much as I thought I might given the reviews, but I prefer a lot of spice and flavor, so those who like something more mellow will probably love this.
 
Gene
Gene,
Great bourbon!! On the nose, it's like passing a Cinnabon store and inhaling the cinnamon and vanilla. On the tongue, it's smooth, full in body, and not sweet. Great buy for the money.
 
guest
guest,
Good everyday bourbon
 
Chase
Chase,
mellow, smooth, and slightly sweet. This nas is hard to beat; so is the price
 
Mark
Mark,
Really enjoyed it. Its a solid bourbon at an affordable price.
 
Bruce
Bruce,
Really tasty. Lingering finish that continues to impress. Great value in my opinion. I add a splash of water and it just blooms. Sorry purists.
 
luke
luke,
Carmel sweetness with just a touch of barrel at the end. Good sipper. Probably the best gateway bourbon for the price.
 
Ben
Ben,
Solid bourbon that doesn't hurt the wallet. It's nice and bright when drank neat, and rounds out nicely on the rocks.
 
Darryll
Darryll,
Classic Everyday Bourbon. Sweet nose and strong caramel taste
 
Philip
Philip,
smooth as silk
 
Aaron
Aaron,
Flat out the single best value bourbon in existence. A very solid sipper with a great medium body and a flavor profile more than fair for the $24 price. Don’t hesitate.
 
Burton
Burton,
If you see, I recommend to buy it. It is getting harder to find. A great bang-for-buck bourbon. It delivers a great bourbon flavor at a very pleasant proof. An easy, fun drink.
 
Keith
Keith,
Very smooth and easy sipper for the price.
 
Daniel
Daniel,
Good for the price!
 
Kevin
Kevin,
Classic workhorse bourbon for cocktail mixing
 
Chris
Chris,
Very smooth. I typically have this after a glass of something with a bite. Doing that brings out the sweetness of this Wheated Bourbon.
 
Chris
Chris,
Similar to Weller but not as hard to find. I drink this when i don't want to burn through my Weller.
 
Jason
Jason,
Smoothest and best tasting bourbon especially for its low cost. My new daily
 
Alan
Alan,
Nice flavor. No bitter aftertaste. Very smooth sipping.
 
Kent
Kent,
Smooth easy sipping Bourbon that is balanced enough to be mixed when wanted
 
Justin
Justin,
One of my favorites
 
Ken
Ken,
One of my favorite and go to bottles.
 
Jay
Jay,
Easily top 3 bourbons in my cabinet. Outstanding balance of flavor and smoothness. Can’t go wrong with this!
 
Scott
Scott,
Another great value bourbon. I'd compare it similar to Elijah Craig, in that its good and smooth, but doesn't have the complexity of some of my more expensive choices. At sub $30, I'd pick Larceny over this, for its complexity, but the Buffalo Trace is good and is a repeat purchase.
 
Dennis
Dennis,
Reasonably priced good bourbon. Good go to choice to sip with a little water.
 
Nate
Nate,
Very nice, though just a tad sweet for me. It really does taste like cake!
 
James
James,
Excellent bourbon! Great flavor. Liked it very much.
 
Nick
Nick,
My go to everyday bourbon.
 
Michael
Michael,
Best Burbon I ever tatsted
 
Mark
Mark,
Just a nice inexpensive bourbon. Great in cocktails
 
Robert
Robert,
Awesome Bourbon!
 
Tom
Tom,
Like it. Good pour for entry bourbon. I always keep this around.
 
Thomas
Thomas,
Very good for the price. Full taste
 
John
John,
Ok. Not quite pappy. Haha.
 
guest
guest,
Always a safe bet getting some Trace.
 
Jeffrey
Jeffrey,
What can I say about this Bourbon that hasn't already been said... It's well balanced, refined and a great staple for mixing. People like to say it's "good for the price" and like I just stated "great for mixing" and while those things are true, it can stand alone as well as a nice sipping Bourbon. No good reason for not keeping this one stocked at home.
 
David
David,
This is our day-to-day bourbon because it's tasty, strong but not overwhelming and drinks well alone or mixed with other spirits.
 
Joshua
Joshua,
A perfect bourbon. Well rounded and if I had to have only whiskey on my shelf, it would always be Buffalo Trace. 10/10
 
Brendan
Brendan,
Always a solid option if you're looking for good, affordable bourbon.
 
Mario
Mario,
Extremely smooth. Very tasty. My go to, after work relaxer.
 
Timothy
Timothy,
Low price decent to drink
 
Dan
Dan,
Smooth and complex, spicy. Favorite Bourbon so far!
 
guest
guest,
Top tier, name brand bourbon. Sweet and smooth with caramel and cherries on the palate and a nice smooth finish.
 
Scott
Scott,
One of our favorites. All around great taste. Easy pour. Great delivery.
 
Doug
Doug,
Hard to beat for the price.
 
John
John,
Easily the best bourbon out there that people overlook because of the price. YOU DON'T HAVE TO SPEND A LOT OF MONEY TO GET EXCELLENT BOURBON!!!
 
Eunice
Eunice,
Excellent taste. Smooth. One of the best Bourbons I have tasted.
 
Kevin
Kevin,
Great Value
 
Jason
Jason,
Tastes great, smooth and won’t break the bank
 
Jonathan
Jonathan,
Best tasting bourbon around especially for the price!
 
Justin
Justin,
Definitely one of the best especially for the price. Smooth, long finish but a bit of spice to keep it interesting.
 
Adam
Adam,
This is definitely one of the better bourbons for the price. Nice smooth drinking everyday bourbon
 
Daniel
Daniel,
For the price point of this bourbon there is no better deal on the planet! Smooth, mellow and not too sweet, just a great every day drinker.
 
Paul
Paul,
This is good bourbon. With the price I paid, it goes up a notch. I could drink this every day (if I can't get Weller's Special Reserve).
 
Todd
Todd,
Solid Bourbon. Would be hard pressed to find better in this price range. Nice caramel nose, very smooth.
 
Jae
Jae,
One of my favorites, and priced RIGHT!
 
Jacquelyn
Jacquelyn,
I love this bourbon. It's so smooth and tasteful.
 
guest
guest,
About as solid as bourbon can get. When I think of American Bourbon I think of this. Flavorful, no negatives, and about as affordable as you can get.
 
Aaron
Aaron,
So good for so cheap, what's not to love?
 
Shawn
Shawn,
A great taste at a great price.
 
Spencer
Spencer,
Best bang for the buck!
 
Doug
Doug,
Very good whiskey at a very good price. It is very smooth.
 
Bryan
Bryan,
Like it, especially for the price. Notes of caramel with a long finish
 
Leo
Leo,
Buffalo Trace is best under $30 there is.
 
George
George,
I’ve lived on this Earth for 76 years. I was first introduce to “Bourbon” in my early 30s by the tyme it was about 1992 I lucked upon Buffalo Trace, I never looked back...when I make my annual foray to the People’s Republic of China I always take two well packed bottles with me in my checked baggage....it is the smoothest bourbon one can drink ..I’ve not had anything else since the 1990s...YES it’s that damn good... Just sayin, George
 
William
William,
My ‘go to’ bourbon. Priced right and a great flavor!
 
Gideon
Gideon,
I absolutely love it extremely smooth no harsh after bite by far one of my favorites
 
David
David,
I was standing in total wine and this guy came in looking clueless, browsing the bourbon aisle. He asked me for a recommendation and I asked what kind of whiskey he likes. When he didn't have a answer I recommended Buffalo Trace. Two weeks later I ran into him again and he thanked me for a great recommendation. That's how good this is. Perfect bourbon for those new to whiskey, but such a great value buy that I try to keep one around at all times.
 
guest
guest,
Probably the best “Well” bourbon out there.
 
NAOMI
NAOMI,
Nice & smooth bourbon for the price. It makes a great whisky sour.
 
Ross
Ross,
I'm stuck on a deserted island and get to pick one booze the rest of my life. Buffalo Trace is it. Drinks well with Coke, in cocktails (mainly like Whiskey Sours) or on a rock. When I think of an upscale bourbon to crack the 10 stars I think of Blanton's. But for $25 a bottle price point there is no comparable match to Buffalo Trace.
 
Robert
Robert,
This flys off the shelf anytime it comes to Wisconsin. Great drinkable smooth bourbon that I love to share and have on hand.
 
ADRIAN
ADRIAN,
Loved it!
 
Robert
Robert,
This is a great bourbon I could drink every day. It makes it even greater to know it is so affordable! I love the salty/ buttery taste of this bourbon.
 
Derek
Derek,
$25 are you kidding me? this is a great bourbon, not just great for a cheap bourbon, but really a great bourbon, period.
 
Clifford
Clifford,
I've really enjoyed this. Have about 8 bottles open and have something different each day. Found I am quite often looking forward to this ones turn in line. As I say everytime, drink neat over my soapstone cubes to chill a bit.
 
guest
guest,
Great caramel on the nose. Love the lingering taste. Drop of water in it brings out some nice notes! Not too expensive to be a daily drinker. First bourbon I tried and always keep a bottle on hand!
 
Glenn
Glenn,
This is the go to Bourbon. I prefer Irish but love Bourbon also. Price point and quality is perfect.
 
Jason
Jason,
Better than expected! Great bourbon and Great price!
 
Stephen
Stephen,
A great day-to-day bourbon. Not so expensive or tasty you feel guilty mixing it, but has enough flavor to be interesting on it's own.
 
Jay
Jay,
So smooth and delicious! When you factor in the price point, makes it the best everyday and yet still good for any occasion bourbon!!!!
 
Damon
Damon,
Great everyday Bourbon at a great price.
 
Ivan
Ivan,
Pretty darn good, sweet and smooth
 
Angel
Angel,
The classic budget bourbon. Not my kind of budget bourbon. Flavor quality was flat and uninteresting.
 
Todd
Todd,
Very smooth. Will be a staple in my bar.
 
James
James,
Heard much about this and it didn't let me down. The balance of the sweet and not burn, will be on my bar from now on.
 
Lora
Lora,
Buttery. Spicy. A new favorite
 
Ronald
Ronald,
If you want to you can have this as a breakfast bourbon. Smooth and tasteful, to start your day out in the bush
 
Richard
Richard,
My go-to bourbon. Affordable. Great over ice.
 
Zacheus
Zacheus,
My favorite whiskey so far. Perfect balance of sweet and spicy, nothing to dislike here.
 
James
James,
Great price.... for now
 
Gene
Gene,
Carmel, warmth, easy peasy neat or rocks. The after taste stays there for all to enjoy, the oak and the spice and everything nice....
 
Brian
Brian,
Great daily drinker
 
Ray
Ray,
My go-to cocktail making whiskey
 
Peteris
Peteris,
Very nice, smooth and balanced, yet flavorful. Nice sipping whiskey
 
Ryan
Ryan,
My go to when it comes to a great whiskey for an even greater price tag
 
Timothy
Timothy,
Rich caramel aroma and relatively cheap pairs great in whiskey sour cocktails
 
Gabriel
Gabriel,
nutty/ sweet smooth nice finish
 
Stephen
Stephen,
Excellent bourbon great price to drink everyday
 
Rebekah
Rebekah,
For an under $30 price point you cannot go wrong!! Very smooth everyday sipper!!
 
Colton
Colton,
Nice beautiful caramel with lingering heat, sweet, nice oaky finish
 
Cullen
Cullen,
Too sweet
 
Jason
Jason,
Classic, bourbon drinker‘s bourbon. Not overly complex, but solid and affordable daily drinker. Neat or one cube work well. My rating includes a point for the outstanding value Buffalo Trace represents. For a few bucks more than Beam, you move into the level, comparable to many bottles in the $30 plus range.
 
guest
guest,
Descent bourbon if you can find it in your area. Has a nice brown sugar finish, little nutty, little vanilla, slight fruit...nothing too different from other BT distillery options. It is good but not blow your mind great.
 
Philip
Philip,
9 or 10 out of 10 for the under $30 price point. 7-8/10 overall. Very nice nose with vanilla, citrus, and maple. The taste has some spice on the front of the tongue, which finishes minty and cool on the back. After a little time and air it opens up with vanilla cream, fruit, maple syrup, and cereal as well.
 
Jeremy
Jeremy,
it was smooth with a sweet finish.
 
Dick
Dick,
A solid every day pour
 
Andrew
Andrew,
Caramel and spice. Quite good for $20-25.
 
Matthew
Matthew,
Fairly smooth, great for the price. Caramel, butter, slight spice, smooth sip, not much of a linger taste wise
 
Joshua
Joshua,
Like it
 
Bryan
Bryan,
It’s just a great well balanced bourbon. Vanillas, maple, brown sugars with subtle oak spice on the finish. Coming in $26 in my area, this will be my go to, every day drinker.
 
Chris
Chris,
Great flavor for the price. This is going to take the place of wild turkey and jack in my go to 30$ bottle.
 
Marc
Marc,
Best bang for the buck bourbon out there. Very drinkable, not spicy and pretty smooth with soft mouth feel and notes of caramel.
 
Lauren
Lauren,
Pretty solid at this price point. A little thin, so it’s nice to drink neat but won’t stand out in a cocktail.
 
John
John,
This has become my standard bar bourbon. I used to keep Woodford Reserve, but this one just edges it out.
 
Hilbert
Hilbert,
smooth honey flavor to start spicy finish
 
Lawrence
Lawrence,
For the price this bourbon is well balanced and delicious. It’s sweet and has that spice and mint flavors. My go to daily
 
Erik
Erik,
A very solid bourbon when it comes to sub-$25 bottles. Harder to find for a lot of people than it should be, but still worth a grab if you can find it for $20-$25
 
guest
guest,
Easily my favorite “cheap bourbon”.
 
steven
steven,
I LOVE THE COLOR, SMOOTHNESS, HINT OF OAK BARREL AND CHAR
 
Marc
Marc,
A great sip you don't have to think too much about, smooth, vanilla, lightly fruity yet spicy and a quicker finish.
 
Rob
Rob,
Very good, smooth, rich and non scotchy.. vanilla finish.
 
Alex
Alex,
Great smooth taste for even better price!! Vanilla sweet after taste👍
 
Damon
Damon,
My go to for cocktails.
 
Douglas
Douglas,
Can’t be beat for taste vs price. Too good to mix with anything! Wonderful on the rocks or neat. Just the right amount of spice burn on the finish.
 
Robert
Robert,
EXCELLENT BOURBON at an amazing price!
 
SEAN
SEAN,
I really liked this bourbon and the flavor. I felt it left a little bit of root beer after taste which is good.
 
Justin
Justin,
Great pour. Has solid flavor, good value for money.
 
Timothy
Timothy,
Great value. Cool black tea notes
 
Charlotte
Charlotte,
Excellent at this price.
 
ROBERT
ROBERT,
Smooth, well- balanced flavors. Good for sipping and makes an excellent mint julep.
 
Aaron
Aaron,
This is probably the most approachable bourbon I've run into and one I like to share with friends who don't necessarily know much about bourbon. It will probably be somewhat of a transitional bottle for most but Buffalo Trace has many other bourbons that once you learn your preferences from this bottle you'll transition to. Expect lots of caramel and butter on the palette with hints of spice and nuts. The mouthfeel isn't fantastic - it's pretty thin but smooth and not overly astringent. The finish is relatively short ending on sweet notes. Buffalo Trace definitely had to make some concession to hit the price point they were targeting but keeping that in mind this bottle definitely stands out in its price point.
 
Skip
Skip,
Good sipping whiskey
 
Patrick
Patrick,
Punches way above its price point. I don't know of a better everyday bourbon out there. Exceptional smoothness with a flavor profile in the caramel, vanilla, toffee end of the spectrum.
 
Cory
Cory,
Nose: pleasant with notes of caramel, honey, orange, and vanilla. Palate: Sweet and mellow with notes of brown sugar, vanilla, and toffee.
 
Michael
Michael,
Pretty damn good. Buttery sweet with a little spice on the end. I think I might be drinking this a lot
 
John
John,
Great affordably priced sipping bourbon. My new "go-to"!
 
Cameron
Cameron,
This is my favorite bourbon for the price. Awesome stuff.
 
Susan
Susan,
It's great....almost ties with Henry McKenna 10 YR...almost. The pro's tasting notes are spot on and the only thing I can add is it's my go to bourbon that I keep filled in the decanteur. It's good enough to make the best impression and share and yet reasonably priced to offer it abundantly to visitors. You can't miss with this one!
 
Brandon
Brandon,
Solid drink!
 
Jonathan
Jonathan,
Heavy vanilla and very warming, hint of molasses flavors, but none of the sweetness, finish lingers with spice and rye. Buffalo Trace Distillery is the oldest continually operating distillery in the United States, and includes the rich legacies of master distillers such as E.H. Taylor, Jr, George T. Stagg, Albert B. Blanton, Orville Schupp and Elmer T. Lee. Today, the distillery is still family-owned, operating on the same 130 acres of land adjacent the Kentucky River as it has for over 200 years. The distillery takes its name from an ancient pathway that migrating buffalo used when traveling westward. The trail was well-known among Native Americans and was eventually used by pioneering settlers who crossed the Ohio River and followed the buffalo trace to the Western frontier. The distillery’s flagship bourbon has been made using the same process for over 200 years and is made from a mash of yellow #2 dent corn, plump rye grains and malted barley, which is cooked and cooled before being fermented for approximately 3-5 days. Once fermentation is complete, the bourbon is double-distilled through column stills before being aged in first-fill, American oak barrels (90% of the distillery’s oak is brought in from the Ozark Mountains) that have been aged for six months in the distillery’s yard before being heavily charred. After spending at least eight years in these barrels, which are stored on the middle floors of the distillery’s warehouses to encourage the greatest temperature fluctuations, no more than 40 barrels at a time are hand-selected to create one single, small batch of this bourbon.
 
Shawn
Shawn,
3rd bottle from Flaviar.... Must order more. Smooth and great finish
 
Steven
Steven,
One of my favorites
 
brandon
brandon,
a great everyday bourbon
 
Richard
Richard,
Very rounded, nothing nuanced about this whiskey, but it is still a very good sipper. Cheap enough to experiment with, and tasty for its price.
 
Alan
Alan,
This is the best bourbon for the money. It's smooth, distinct, and phenomenal. Every sip has a hint of vanilla spice, and the finish is easy and warm. Fantastic bourbon.
 
Christopher
Christopher,
It’s not the best bourbon you’ll ever taste, but it’s hard to beat the value. Always consistently good, and can’t beat the price.
 
John
John,
Easily my favorite of all bourbons, including the elusive Pappy label. Smooth, the only thing that seems to come close to my palate is Jameson. I keep a bottle on hand at all times!
 
Michael
Michael,
You can not beat this bourbon for the price. Such a smooth pour.
 
Thomas
Thomas,
An old stand by as far as bourbons go. Buffalo trace distillery does a lot of things right and their namesake bourbon is a very smooth, modest yet flavorful bourbon.
 
Steve
Steve,
This is a nice house bourbon...great for mixing, and nice on the rocks.
 
Benjamin
Benjamin,
A bright, sweet, and approachable bourbon. A perfect everyday sipper and really tasty, especially for the price. Nose - fresh apple and caramel, vanilla, brown sugar, some oak spice and a faint herbal note. Taste - rich caramel and bold oak spice, some vanilla and fresh fruit as well. Finish - a lovely lingering spice and brown sugar, a medium amount of heat.
 
Edward
Edward,
Great value for the price. Love the smooth taste.
 
William
William,
classic bourbon
 
Jude
Jude,
Absolute classic. Might be best value for taste and price
 
Forrest
Forrest,
Sweet caramel with a little spice, but a bit flat in the middle. Still, excellent for the price.
 
Chris
Chris,
Sweet tasting. Always a solid and safe option
 
guest
guest,
My all time favorite drink hands down! I always keep this one stocked in my cabinet. It’s the perfect balance of fruitier notes to smoky wood notes.
 
guest
guest,
My favorite to date. Smooth finish with a great overall flavor
 
Shawn
Shawn,
Above average mixing whiskey in my opinion
 
David
David,
If someone were to ask me what bourbon tastes like I’d pour them a dram of Buffalo Trace to start them on their bourbon tasting journey.
 
Gary
Gary,
Sure, it’s not old enough to get all the flavors out of the oak. But the flagship brand is smooth and consistent from batch to batch, medium spice and.....for the price, how can you go wrong. This could be your standard, go-to bourbon. I’d never turn it down!
 
guest
guest,
Very good for the price point.
 
Kent
Kent,
great for the price, but just didn't satisfy my palette.
 
Sequoyah
Sequoyah,
Good flavor, sweet and smooth. Slight bit at the end.
 
Carlton
Carlton,
It’s adequate when you can’t get Blanton’s.
 
Clayton
Clayton,
Would rate 7.5 if I could, but I can’t go to 8. It’s a solid, but not spectacular daily that has garnered too much attention among the Kentucky bourbon hunters (myself included), to justify actually drinking it daily. My liter is almost gone, but enough left to sit on the shelf and display.
 
scott
scott,
This is by far my favorite bottle of bourbon at the price. Super convenient to ship it in, as they are never seen here in Florida. Great smooth taste this won’t disappoint
 
John
John,
Great sweet flavor throughout, but still with a solid "kick" and a nice lingering burn. Been trying to track this one down in NC for a while, so I'm glad I can now get it on Flaviar!
 
Jack
Jack,
Buffalo Trace is a very good daily sipper.
 
Bennie
Bennie,
A little more sweet than I thought. Not a bid sipping bourbon.
 
Daniel
Daniel,
A good, solid everyday drinker. The price is great for the quality you get. This is not my "favorite" bourbon overall by any means, but dependable as far as taste and availability. Always have 2 bottles on hand.
 
Ronald
Ronald,
I've tasted a lot of bourbons over the past several years and this is my favorite. Smooth, yet potent, with hints of vanilla, cherries, and cinnamon. And it's not pricey. My only complaint? You can't find it in NC liquor stores. Ron Veenker
 
Justin
Justin,
Great definitive bourbon :) Use this whiskey as the “bar” by which all others should be measured.
 
Eli
Eli,
Price/quality ratio is very high!
 
David
David,
Great bourbon for the price! Better than bourbon three times the cost
 
Doyle
Doyle,
Smoothest bourbon out
 
Louis
Louis,
Had it on a cruise a while back and now am enjoying it at home great tasting
 
Clark
Clark,
It was ok not sweet enough for me
 
Jamie
Jamie,
Top shelf especially for the price!!
 
Alan
Alan,
Always on hand for a nice uncomplicated drink, mixes well too
 
Robert
Robert,
A nice everyday bourbon. I wouldn’t say there is anything spectacular about it but there are also no real negatives. This was a great price for a slightly above average whiskey.
 
Ronald
Ronald,
Smooth very nice finish. Cost is not indicative of its quality, reminds me alot of Blantons.
 
Jason
Jason,
Should be the cornerstone of every home bar. A great everyday bourbon and no guest will complain if this is what you're pouring.
 
Michael
Michael,
solid low cost option
 
Shawn
Shawn,
Great finish. On my top list
 
James
James,
Like Eagle Rare, I don’t think you can find a better bottle for cheaper. A good all-around bourbon for $25.
 
guest
guest,
Good but nothing spectacular Would drink again
Ronald
Ronald,
what is in the same price range that is better?
Brittany
Brittany,
A favorite staple. Smooth, rich flavor and slightly sweet.
 
Eric
Eric,
Definitely one of the best bourbons at this price point. I really enjoy the lingering finish.
 
guest
guest,
Great every day whisky.
 
Steve
Steve,
Smooth long finish. Lots of Carmel flavor.
 
Gregg
Gregg,
Love it!
 
Richard
Richard,
I have said many times.....when considering the price to drinkability ratio, BT is 10 star worthy!
 
Edward
Edward,
I didn’t think I liked bourbon very much after drinking Woodford and Makers and a few others. Then I tried Buffalo Trace and Eagle Rare and then Weller. Wow! I’m a huge fan of all Buffalo Trace products.
 
Danny
Danny,
Solid everyday bourbon. Finish a bit long for me but still great flavor and smoothness.
 
guest
guest,
Oaky
 
Blake
Blake,
Nose: vanilla and light wood Taste: light vanilla and heavy brown sugar Finish: light tannins
 
Brent
Brent,
Best bourbon under $25. Hands down
 
Alan
Alan,
best bourbon under $40, can't beat the smooth taste.
 
Keith
Keith,
Pleasantly surprised! Got more of it than expected!
 
william
william,
very drinkable bourbon. great as a evening go to or something to finish off the evening after you have had one of your high ends
 
Jennifer
Jennifer,
Detected floral hints...very good bourbon
 
Gary
Gary,
This is a very good introduction to Kentucky Bourbon. Much smoother than expected for Buffalo Trace’s entry level bourbon. Visit their website for food pairings (I am sipping after Parmesan cheese) and it changes the flavor considerably. While it is a smooth bourbon to start, it becomes even smoother after the cheese. Excellent daily bourbon!
 
Shawn
Shawn,
Great bourbon for the beginner , good flavor and smooth enough to not intimidated someone new to bourbon , then you can work your way to say a Stag Jr..
 
Andy
Andy,
Very good for the price. Similar to Woodford Reserve, but not as good. Also not as expensive. Not as smooth as I had hoped it would be but good mouth feel and finish.
 
Kimberly
Kimberly,
Such an easy sipper. I've had bourbons twice as expensive that weren't half as good.
 
John
John,
Just to note that the local BevMo is selling Buffalo Trace .75l for 19.99, a bit better of a price than your special.
 
Jay
Jay,
Great value when you can find it.
 
Lisa
Lisa,
Not bad
 
Keith
Keith,
This has become my standard go to. Great taste. I can sip on this all day.
 
Craig
Craig,
Very nice sipper with fantastic flavor and very smooth.
 
Jerald
Jerald,
Very nice across the board...one of my favorites, hands down.
 
Jeff
Jeff,
One of the best flagship bourbons out there at a great price point.
 
Robert
Robert,
Nose: sweet with honey and pear.. allspice Taste: honey, pear, vanilla and spice.. no burn Finish: short spicy fruit Overall excellent everyday drinker and affordable
 
Tom
Tom,
Good solid every day bourbon!
 
Adam
Adam,
A nice smooth daily drinker.
 
john
john,
Love the taste, a little smoother than makers, but great nonetheless.
 
Jason
Jason,
For the price, I do not think this can be beat
 
Paul
Paul,
Good smooth drink. Very enjoyable.
 
Barry
Barry,
The best bang for your buck in bourbon. Very smooth and flavorful. Adding a couple ice cubes real opens the flavor.
 
guest
guest,
So smooth!
 
Andrew
Andrew,
This is one of my favorites to drink neat or on the rocks. It’s super smooth with just a little bite that diminishes after the first few sips. With each sip the flavor develops more. Carmel is at the forefront with a lingering sweetness as the finish.
 
Joel
Joel,
Lovely Oak and caramel with a smooth finish. Not too much alcohol on the palate.
 
Peter
Peter,
Smooth and affordable from a high quality producer. Daily drinker for sure
 
Logan
Logan,
Great all around bourbon.
 
Jeff
Jeff,
Great regular drinking bourbon
 
guest
guest,
Smooth and sweet with a nice mouth feel and a short and mild finish. Very good juice for the price, an almost perfect daily drinker.
 
guest
guest,
Smooth
 
Dan
Dan,
Best value in the business.
 
Jonathan
Jonathan,
My go to bottle. Easy to drink, I like the flavor
 
guest
guest,
Nice sweet bourbon
 
Benjamin
Benjamin,
Punches way above its weight. Quality bourbon for a value price.
 
Tim
Tim,
My go to typically. Great flavors. Sweet. Smooth.
 
Ben
Ben,
My go to
 
Chuck
Chuck,
My new favorite. The caramel notes are spectacular. If there is any bourbon better than this I haven't tried it yet.
 
Marguerite
Marguerite,
Dollar for dollar this is the best bourbon. Caramel and spice with a little oak. Only negative is a little ethanol on the nose and the finish is a bit flat. Still this crushes many bottles twice the price.
 
Christopher
Christopher,
Very good bourbon for the price. Smooth flavor
 
Juston
Juston,
Great everyday bourbon. One of my favorites.
 
Sean
Sean,
Easily one of my favorites. Very smooth sipper. Prefer it with a cube or two.
 
Aaron
Aaron,
One of my favorites as the best bang for your buck when I can't find Blanton's or Elmer T. As my collection grows, I find myself drawn to the BT flavor profile the most!
 
William
William,
Smooth and flavorful. Easy sipping and #2 on my go to list.
 
Rick
Rick,
This inexpensive bourbon is the bottle I always have on hand if someone wants to “try” a little bourbon. Cheap enough if someone wants to mix it with Ginger Ale or Coke, yet stands up well on its on with a little ice
 
Patrick
Patrick,
Good, but not great. Prefer it on the rocks.
 
Charles
Charles,
One of the best bourbons for the price. Very soft bourbon.
 
Andrew
Andrew,
Somewhat one note. Pretty sweet with a quick finish. Smooth.
 
edward
edward,
Great, easy drinking bourbon. Can’t beat it for the price.
 
david
david,
Pretty good for 90 proof.
 
Bill
Bill,
Notes of brown sugar and cinnamon. very pleasing to the palate.
 
David
David,
Good flavor, slightly rough finish that hits quick and lasts a little longer then I prefer.
 
Jason
Jason,
Great drink for price
 
Steven
Steven,
Love this brown drink on the rocks. Taste is nice and smooth. One of my favorites.
 
Ryan
Ryan,
This, like many others have commented, is my go to bourbon. For the price it is unmatched. There are many bourbons that I may find more complex or intriguing in some way, but this one satisfies no matter what and doesn't cost much to do so. I always have a bottle on my shelf of Buffalo Trace!
 
Eric
Eric,
My go to bourbon, very good for the price !
 
Scott
Scott,
It’s my go to at any bar. Fair price, good taste
 
Melissa
Melissa,
One of my favorite go to. It is flavorful but not overwhelming. It is nice and smooth. Can’t go wrong no matter how you drink your bourbon. Good value for what you get.
 
Brett
Brett,
A little sharper than I prefer. But very tasty.
 
Mike
Mike,
Syrupy sweet with a nice spice flavor, love it!
 
John
John,
My favorite tipple from anywhere, except maybe Weller Reserve. Buffalo Trace is the finest bourbon in the land.
 
Harlan
Harlan,
Not a big Bourbon fan but this one is exceptional! Wonderful aroma and flavor as well as after tastes. I will definite purchase it again.
 
Daphne
Daphne,
Decent. We’re more of a Speyside Single Malt family and this is pretty smooth but basically this gets used for making Sazauracs and other bourbon cocktails.
 
Jonathan
Jonathan,
Really solid bourbon...Not very complex and its finish is a bit quick, but it's smooth and sweet just as a bourbon should be!
 
Jay
Jay,
My go-to, everyday bourbon
 
Amber
Amber,
Sweet, vanilla, spice
 
Baker
Baker,
Solid choice. Doesn’t particularly stand out for any one thing but never disappoints
 
Jeff
Jeff,
Enjoyed it. The front end bite gives way to a smoother finish.
 
Steve
Steve,
My go to bourbon! Well-balanced, smooth with a small spice. Great value. I recommend highly.
 
Jason
Jason,
I had to spend some time with this bourbon to really appreciate it. The oak tannins play a large part in this. It has a sweet element that sometimes comes out and it has an initial burn that mellowed the more I drink. The availability and price point are right on the edge for me driving the rating down, I might buy another bottle if it goes on sale for $5 less to bring it inline with other bourbon I enjoy.
 
Nick
Nick,
Pleasant nose of vanilla, caramel, mint, and oak. The palate is sweet of front with a bit of spice in the back. A smooth, velvety mouth feel with a moderate finish. Good introductory, all-around bourbon for those just starting with bourbon.
 
Justin
Justin,
Very smooth. Excellent finish. Great bourbon for the price
 
Joseph
Joseph,
An exceptional bourbon for the price! Full bodied with just the right balance of sugar and spice. Very nice. Highly recommended!
 
Justin
Justin,
Excellent for the price. Smooth. Easy to drink. I'll be purchasing again.
 
Edward
Edward,
It is nice when bourbon lives up and surpasses the hype. It has moved into my ' go to' list
 
Philip
Philip,
Currently one of my favorites. I love the Carmel notes in this bourbon.
 
Chris
Chris,
This is a Go To for me. Great taste , easy drinking, LOVE IT
 
David
David,
Great bourbon. Factor in its affordability, fantastic!
 
Harrison
Harrison,
Great hint of spice with the right amount of drinkability, regardless the time of year. It's just a great bourbon.
 
Sam
Sam,
This is just solid as they come. Budget friendly and just outstanding. Caramel and cinnamon.
 
Keith
Keith,
Like it for old fashions, stands up well even with bar Smith my favorite pre mix. A more affordable sipper from the Blantons house...
 
jeany
jeany,
In all honesty, I first bought this because of the buffalo on the bottle. Turns out it is a great bourbon - neat, on the rocks or in a cocktail. It may be just me but I get a hint of coconut when drinking it neat. Wish availability wasn't so spotty.
 
Kevin
Kevin,
Buffalo Trace is the cheapest best bourbon I have ever tasted. Smooth. Besides Blanton's it is my favorite.
 
Jeffrie
Jeffrie,
It was a little bit sweeter than I care for but it was tasty
 
Reinier
Reinier,
Beat budget bourbon I have ever tried. Great taste profile. Super smooth
 
Paige
Paige,
This is definitely an easy, inexpensive bourbon to sip on or use in an Old Fashion. Buttery, caramel are abundant on the nose while hints of cinnamon and spice linger on the palette to finish with a sweet cherry/fruit is nothing to complain about. I would consider this a “mainstream” bourbon but truth be told, it exceeded my expectations and was pleasantly surprised. Hands down, I would choose a dram of this over the other mainstream selections near the price point.
 
james
james,
Very good might be my favorite
 
Brian
Brian,
Good Go To and not that expensive
 
Henry
Henry,
This bourbon is at the core of my flavor profile! I love the caramel and butter/toffee front, and also the sweetness that is notable from nose to finish.
 
Robert
Robert,
Love this bourbon. Warm and smooth, great bourbon for a great price.
 
Cody
Cody,
Always my go to
 
Ken
Ken,
I'm just starting to dabble in the whiskey world, with this being one of the early ones I've tasted. It is nice and creamy tasting, whether alone or with mixers. It is balanced, without hitting you in the face. Overall, a good choice for the price.
 
Timothy
Timothy,
An absolute must for anyone starting a Bourbon collection. This drinks so well neat or with a little ice. So few BT items left available for the common folk to get their hands on and this could go the same route one day but for now drink up. It’s worth every penny and then a few more.
 
Chris
Chris,
Love it
 
Patrick
Patrick,
Really good, particularly for the price. Flavor improves with an ice cube or a few drops of cold water.
 
Matejka
Matejka,
I am not a Bourbon guy, but this drink really appealing to me. Sweet, very drinkable, not so harsh as JD Single barrel. The color, the nose, and the taste is also very good.
 
Donald
Donald,
For the price, this is my favorite Bourbon. It has a great mellow taste.
 
Roy
Roy,
Nice drinking whiskey at a reasonable price.
 
Zac
Zac,
Best Bourbon in this price range!
 
Barry
Barry,
Delicious!
 
Michael
Michael,
Not being a neat or on ice drinker, I often go the heretical route, and drink Bourbon with some Coke and Ice. Like most, finding the right mixture makes all the difference. Might not have the nose of ones that cost twice as much, but had decent flavor at a 50/50 mix.
 
Ryan
Ryan,
Just an all-around great spirit, especially at the price.
 
John
John,
Exceptional at this price point.
 
Kyle
Kyle,
It’s my go to. Best all around. Neat, Rocks, Mixed drinks...doesn’t matter it’s still good
 
Rob
Rob,
Has a sweet finish. One of my favorite mixed drinks is a Manhatten. This bourbon has that same taste I look for when I make one. The obvious difference is this is straight on the rocks In stock at my local shop far more often than available here.
 
Beverly
Beverly,
Smooth with great character
 
Brandon
Brandon,
For the money, it’s one of the best things going. Smooth, just the right amount of sweet on the end, and good flavor.
 
guest
guest,
Tried it yesterday. Extremely smooth. Really satisfying.
 
Tyler
Tyler,
I love the flavor. I wish we could but it around us. It is available but in limited quantities
 
Kevin
Kevin,
it has been my go to Bourbon for years. Hard to get however sometimes.
 
Michael
Michael,
Great flavor. Smooth finish. Take it neat as an end of the day mellow and you can't go wrong.
 
Steve
Steve,
Excellent
 
sir
sir,
Great neat or mixed. Try hancocks réserve if you like this one.
 
Grant
Grant,
Average, nothing special
 
Nicholas
Nicholas,
Awesome! My favorite mass market bourbon.😍
 
Vance
Vance,
Great tasting
 
Richard
Richard,
Based on a price to quality ratio is why I give BT Bourbon 10/10. I have tasted Pappy Van Winkle 15 and 23 year! $3000 vs. $30 makes up for whole lot of taste in a very excellent Bourbon from Sazerac!
 
John
John,
Smooth but good. Very subtle bite and hint of sweetness.
 
Shaun
Shaun,
Great all around bourbon. Great as a mixer or on the rocks.
 
Brian
Brian,
Definite smooth bourbon. The palette will get some vanilla and spice as the Buffalo Trace flows over. Everyday for Buffalo Trace - it replaced the Woodford Reserve that was the standard.
 
Will
Will,
Buffalo Trace is solid. My go to bourbon. Smooth and mellow.
 
Robert
Robert,
It warms my Buffalo...heart, tongue & tummy. A bit more complex than we are used to but the results are very smooth. Bob Buffalo NY
 
Travis
Travis,
My go to, everyday bourbon. Smooth, with a nice finish. Not expensive, so I don't feel guilty having it often.
 
Matthew
Matthew,
Solid and cheap
 
Jason
Jason,
I really do love this bourbon but annoyed that Flaviar has been "out of stock" for now 2+ months. Just bought a batch online at a retailer so my home bar supply doesn't run out, but c'mon Flaviar.
 
guest
guest,
Great for price. Has a flavor I can’t quite put my finger on. Dessert sweetness that ends with a peppery note.
 
Shelby
Shelby,
I love the taste and how smooth it goes down.
 
Ian
Ian,
excellent sipper, love this stuff
 
Dwight
Dwight,
Everyday sipper. Super approachable
 
George
George,
Good to keep on hand to share with friends that may be less discerning. Certainly great for the price, just not one that I sip on my own.
 
Jeremie
Jeremie,
the best bourbon you can get under $30 . i always have a bottle on hand
 
Eddie
Eddie,
Very smooth, easy to drink neat and will be my choice bourbon from now on
 
KEVIN
KEVIN,
I HAVE TWO STORE PICK SINGLE BARRELS THAT I HELPED PICK, AMAZING STUFF FOR THE PRICE.
 
Adam
Adam,
Think this shall be my “go to” bourbon.
 
guest
guest,
Smooth
 
James
James,
Excellent bourbon and a good reasonably priced entry into the world of bourbon.
 
JR
JR,
This is bourbon. Just straight up, old fashioned Kentucky oak aged whiskey as straightforward as it gets. If you like this, you should definitely explore the other bourbons out there.
 
Jason
Jason,
I guess I am dropping my review a bit because I LOVE this bourbon but suddenly Flaviar doesn't have it - keeps getting Wishlisted! Very disappointed!
 
Jordan
Jordan,
Smooth, great to sip on!
 
BLAKE
BLAKE,
Love it and it's perfect bourbon
 
guest
guest,
Go to favorite
 
Donald
Donald,
A touch sweet but very enjoyable bourbon
 
Tim
Tim,
Enjoyable smooth flavor.
 
Nathaniel
Nathaniel,
A bit boring to drink neat, perfect for Old Fashioneds
 
Luke
Luke,
The Gold Standard of Bourbon
 
Blake
Blake,
My go to daily bourbon. Drinks well neat or in a cocktail.
 
Matt
Matt,
All around good bourbon with a smooth finish
 
Jimmy
Jimmy,
Always a good go to bourbon. Some think it's too sweet, but for me, it's almost perfect.
 
David
David,
Great bourbon and easy to enjoy. Highly recommend this for any one!
 
Jamie
Jamie,
I keep this on hand for old fashions. Great paired with oranges.
 
Daniel
Daniel,
Always a smart choice.
 
Robert
Robert,
Smooth and goes down easy.
 
Matthew
Matthew,
Good for making whiskey sours
 
Jeff
Jeff,
I think for the price this bourbon is the best bang for the buck. Normally you have to pay at least double the price to get a drink this smooth.
 
Ron
Ron,
Oh yeah! Love it. Neat.
 
Eric
Eric,
Great "safe" bourbon for bars or restaurants. Very affordable. Smooth and nice to sip. Neat, of course. :)
 
Edward
Edward,
Wonderful smooth, nice bite
 
Chris
Chris,
For the price, it's hard to beat!
 
Ryan
Ryan,
I dare not rate it 10 stars as I’m fairly new to whiskey, I have had a few different bourbons and this one is by far the best one I’ve had yet. Sweet creamy notes on the nose, and smooth Carmel on the tongue with a bit of rye and oak on the back side. Wonderfully smooth and calm And the price is outstanding.
 
Nick
Nick,
Good mid price range bourbon. I prefer the slightly sweeter finishing bourbons so this one is a good go to in most bars and restaurants
 
Jimmy
Jimmy,
This is very smooth and delicious bourbon. I rate it as one of the better bourbons I've tasted!
 
Frank
Frank,
Enjoyed the finish and holds its flavor on the rocks as well as neat. Nice mix of Carmel, oak and spice.
 
True
True,
For the price it’s one of the best bourbons on the market
Aaron
Aaron,
Agree. If you like this, give Eagle Rare a try, smoother yet for only a couple dollars more per bottle.
Thomas
Thomas,
Jim Beam is often touted as being the base-line for the quality of bourbon. Yes, Jim is fine, but something about it just feels off. The best way i can describe my feelings is by comparing Jim and Trace to Coca-cola Classic and its cane sugar "Mexi-Cola" counterpart. Trace (like Coke's cane sugar product) feels fuller, richer, more complex in its taste. Compared to Jim, back to back against Trace, it feels lacking, hollow; like something is missing. A lot of people share my sentiment; Trace feels more like the gold standard for quality. Each bottle has consistent taste between one another.
 
Renee
Renee,
This is our Go To Bourbon! It has the Carmel and Vanilla undertones, a slight smoke, perfect for the nightcap, neat or a single cube. Affectionately named "Tatonka" in our house we have shared our love of this Bourbon with dozens of friends and strangers as it was shared with us by a couple we met one evening and started a chat about their favorite Bourbon....pay it forward, grab a bottle you will not be disappointed!
 
Michael
Michael,
Decent, Affordable Daily Drinker
 
Jon
Jon,
Very smooth, liked it very much.
 
Ross
Ross,
If you like a glass of bourbon as "dessert", this will work just fine! For the price, it's an excellent end to an evening meal. 2nd only to Willetts Pot Still Reserve for a sweet night cap.
 
Michael
Michael,
Smooth and sweet, which I generally like in a bourbon, but somewhat one dimensional. Good value for the price though!
 
Steve
Steve,
Good price point, smooth, and easy to drink.
 
Troy
Troy,
Good bourbon well suited for an old fashioned
 
Brian
Brian,
This is great on the rocks. One of my favorite bourbons
 
Clifford
Clifford,
This is my go to Bourbon for a casual everyday tipple. Just an excellent drink, at a very reasonable price. However it's hard to find.
 
Gerald
Gerald,
Not the greatest to drink neat. Fine when mixed though.
 
Curtis
Curtis,
Has some oak taste in it, two cubes of ice and that's it.
 
guest
guest,
The Buffalo is the best daily drinker I have in my stable. Smooth and a very nice finish.
 
Pamela
Pamela,
Good solid bourbon we use for amazing old fashioneds
 
Matt
Matt,
Love it
 
Reuben
Reuben,
Great value.
 
guest
guest,
Great
 
Nathan
Nathan,
Smooth and sweet; very good value.
 
Jake
Jake,
Decent tastes for cheap whiskey
 
Steve
Steve,
This has been my go to bourbon for parties and even just to have constantly stocked for guests.
 
Joline
Joline,
Liquid caramel
 
Ian
Ian,
Consistently one of the very best bottles you can get in its price range. If your grocery store has a few other options and this, go with this!
 
Lynda
Lynda,
A good, easy to drink bourbon that is an affordable introduction to whiskey and a constant in my bar.
 
Angela
Angela,
Fuller whiskey
 
Daryl
Daryl,
Very smooth great bourbon for the price.
 
Barry
Barry,
My current whiskey of choice due to the flavor as I like my whiskey on the rocks. I would never mix this with anything other than coffee on those rough mornings.
 
Ashley
Ashley,
My go to!!
 
Brian
Brian,
This is the distillery where Blanton's comes from. It should be no surprise that Buffalo Trace is similar. The vanilla tones, the smooth roll over the palette. There is just enough hint of caramel in the after taste to make this a pleasure to drink neat. Very good bourbon
 
Barry
Barry,
Very good bourbon
 
Paola
Paola,
Smooth Carmel yummy goodness my favorite for the cost
 
guest
guest,
Love it!
 
Craig
Craig,
Anybody rating “Old Reliable” anything less than 8 stars have dumb taste buds. Buffalo Trace replace Maker’s Mark as the constant bourbon in my liquor cabinet about 10 years ago. Best bang for your buck bourbon out there.
 
Joshua
Joshua,
Sweetest Bourbon Ive ever tasted. I dont hate it, but its a one and done cause of that. Rich, dark, smokey, sweet. Little bit harsh, but not bad.
 
Bryce
Bryce,
Easily one of the best everyday bourbons. Easy drinking and smooth at 80 proof.
 
Sean
Sean,
By far my favorite whisky right now.
 
Lexi
Lexi,
We have been drinking this for about 3 years. It is fantastic neat or mixed with ginger beer. Perfect summer lake drink. It is hard to find.
 
Tyler
Tyler,
This is my go to affordable bourbon. It undercuts so many, yet punches well above its weight in flavor and quality. It's quite smooth for a bourbon which many love, but I prefer more spice and kick like its older brother, Eagle Rare bourbon.
 
Zane
Zane,
Tastes like seeing an old friend that you haven't seen in years.
Lexi
Lexi,
Excellent. Eagle Rare is a nice substitute.
Kelly
Kelly,
Very good bourbon for the price! Was very impressed by how smooth and drinkable this is
 
Marc
Marc,
Nice basic bourbon. Good bang for your buck.
 
guest
guest,
Smooth and delicious. Not a sweet profile, not for the novice.
 
Stephen
Stephen,
Nice and balanced, easy to drink.
 
Lane
Lane,
High dollar whiskey at an Evan Williams price. Paid 31 dollars for my bottle so it’s perfect to either enjoy every now and then or to pass around the fire at a hunting camp. Recommend either straight on the rocks or mixed with coke.
 
Bree
Bree,
Good standard bourbon from my favorite Bourbon distillery.
 
Zachary
Zachary,
one of the smoothest bourbons one can sip. carmel, brown sugar notes . well balanced flavor and hotness.
 
Ro
Ro,
Decent but not my favorite.
 
Anthony
Anthony,
Great everyday pour. Goes down easy with sweet and cinnamon flavors.
 
Lisa
Lisa,
It's ok
 
Ian
Ian,
Best bang for your buck
 
Thomas
Thomas,
A great drinking Bourbon, especially for the price. This is my "go-to" for a normal drink or when I have friends over.
 
Tyler
Tyler,
Solid every day drinker
 
Derek
Derek,
My go-to until I experiment more. Pleasantly sweet without being over the top. Works well with soda, ginger, and cola based on mood
 
Peter
Peter,
Classic bourbon flavor. Charred American oak is present. This is what bourbon should be. Well rounded. Long caramel finish. Yum.
 
guest
guest,
Great whiskey, but too overpriced here, 21-25 dollars max for a .75 L bottle
 
Tom
Tom,
Outside of Blanton's, this is my favorite KSB! Interesting they come from the same Distillery
 
William
William,
Love this bourbon. My go to drink. Smooth, deep, rich Flavour. I prefer neat. Accentuates the depth and fruit.
 
Lars
Lars,
Just tried this one for the first time on 6/17/18... love it neat... very smoothe... lower abv, and enjoyed it.
 
Richard
Richard,
This is my go-to bourbon. Love it on the rocks and in mixed drinks.
 
Stacey
Stacey,
Hands down the best go-to bourbon and at $30 a bottle it’s absolutely a steal.
 
Brandon
Brandon,
YOU CANNOT GO WRING
 
Jason
Jason,
My go-to - love this!
 
guest
guest,
Super smooth compared to most on the market
 
Blake
Blake,
Great for everyday drinking!
 
Mike
Mike,
Very solid daily drinker
 
Taj
Taj,
A easy, inexpensive go to when I just want a taste.
 
Christopher
Christopher,
Great everyday drinker from Buffalo Trace. Not sure why people freak out about it and it disappears from shelves in 5 minutes. Its good but for the money, go get a bottle of Henry McKenna 10 Year. It blows BT out of the water.
 
Jernique
Jernique,
Great taste. Really smooth and not too sweet. You can tast the caramel, fruit notes, and a little spice. Nice smooth finish on the palate. It’s very silky smooth. It lightly lingers so of course the next sip is quick. I liked it a lot it will be a daily sipper.
 
Daniel
Daniel,
Bomb
 
Chuck
Chuck,
Can't go wrong with this one, especially for the price. Smooth vanilla and caramel notes,cherry and oak. Short finish but a pleasant afterburn. Great over ice and in cocktails.
 
Troy
Troy,
Solid conventional bourbon with a nice residual sweetness. Good choice mixed or neat.
 
guest
guest,
Very smooth, great for sipping!
 
Susan
Susan,
Very smooth, not a huge bourbon drinker but I’d sip on this one.
 
Mary
Mary,
Smooth, no burn
 
Jason
Jason,
Decent on its own and like it way better than the JD my wife like to have with Coke.
 
Bianca
Bianca,
Very nice sipping bourbon
 
John
John,
Smooth and delightful.
 
Matt
Matt,
Easy drink
 
Damien
Damien,
Nice ZING to it
 
DOUGLASS
DOUGLASS,
One of my favorite pours for the price. Sweet upfront with butter, spicy on the back end.
 
Brenda
Brenda,
Awesome
 
Thomas
Thomas,
Loved it. me personally it had almost a camel toffee taste and nice finish.
 
Kelly
Kelly,
Just about the best everyday pour you can find for the price. Perfect for any occasion.
 
Erik
Erik,
Good butterscotch after the ice melts, good for the price. Would buy again
 
Ron
Ron,
Good sweetness and nice long finish that slowly builds in spiciness.
 
Joseph
Joseph,
Great for sipping and mixing. Sweet caramel notes early with a spicy finish that lingers for a bit.
 
Ryan
Ryan,
This is a well balanced, full flavored bourbon. Thick, creamy, and heavy in caramel and vanilla notes. One of my go-to’s that doesn’t break the bank!
 
guest
guest,
Smooth
 
Greg
Greg,
I use Buffalo Trace for making Old Fashioneds, and it simply doesn't get any better!
 
Chris
Chris,
My favorite go to bourbon - incredible value. Shows how good wheated bourbon can be!
 
Brian
Brian,
One of my favorite bourbons and not overpriced. Some bars even use this as their well.
 
Jason
Jason,
One bourbon I always keep in stock. Great caramel notes with a small bite. Works well as mixer or on the rocks (my preference).
 
ERIC
ERIC,
Great everyday drinker. Carmel front end with a spicy finish
 
Michael
Michael,
Smooth, a little sweet. Good base bourbon for both mixing and sipping.
 
Tommy
Tommy,
I’m a fan. Sweet upfront, spicy in the end.
 
Justin
Justin,
For the price its pretty good, and it makes for great mixers. But, Michter's US*1 having a similar flavor profile is much better for sipping.
 
Aaron
Aaron,
If all bourbons were to disappear off the face of the earth, I'd be most upset at the loss of Buffalo Trace. Considering its very affordable price and wide availability, and factoring in its 'can't find anything wrong with this' flavor, I'd name this the best bourbon on the planet, with a very close following by its big brother, Eagle Rare.
 
Frank
Frank,
To me this had a spicy taste with notes of oak, cinnamon and caramel.
 
Chalan
Chalan,
Smooth caramel and vanilla with a hint of fruit. Definitely a great bourbon for the price.
 
guest
guest,
Caramel
 
Terry
Terry,
For the price it is very smooth and easy to drink
 
Chris
Chris,
Got a store pick single barrel. Very good for price and recommend if you can find a store pick. Nothing crazy for spice, heat, flavor, but a good bourbon.
 
Andrew
Andrew,
Makes a great whiskey sour and doesn't burn on the way down.
 
Daniel
Daniel,
Yummy
 
Danny
Danny,
Overall excellent bourbon for the money. Much better than some of it’s more expensive counterparts.
 
Steven
Steven,
One of my go-to, everyday bourbons. Cocktail? Cost effective enough to use. Neat or on the rocks? Perfectly smooth enough to just pour in a glass and enjoy.
 
Nicholas
Nicholas,
It doesn't try to be anything its not. Buffalo Trace Kentucky Straight Bourbon is a wonderful standard. I think it comes off less sweet than Jack but sweeter than Jim. It has all the standard bourbon notes without any bells and whistles. Obviously there are better bourbons out there but this is a solid bourbon at a good price. Better mixed but decent on its own.
 
Ian
Ian,
Nose: caramel, vanilla Taste: caramel, toffee, cinnamon, pepper, dark fruit Finish: caramel, vanilla, woodiness Smooth and satisfying. Almost like a dessert.
 
guest
guest,
It’s a very sweet and easy to drink bourbon. It’s great for beginners.
 
Rodney
Rodney,
Smooth and light on the palate with subtle hints of vanilla. Easy to drink straight and wonderful with some blackberry!
 
Ryan
Ryan,
My go to goodness when I don’t want to think to hard. Great on its own and I don’t feel guilt mixng
 
Michael
Michael,
Smooth taste. Good on ice.
 
Josh
Josh,
Sweet but simple. Best on the rocks.
 
Tyrel
Tyrel,
Best tasting from the bottle and one of my favorites. Doesn't seem to change its flavor from distillery to home.
 
Brian
Brian,
Favorite of my in-laws. I didnt care for it at first, it seemed a bit hash, but its grown on me over time.
 
Kerry
Kerry,
Still a great value. Nice balance and everything you need for a great neat sipper, on the rocks, or flavorful enough to shine in a cocktail.
 
Don
Don,
Smooth
 
Rich
Rich,
Good bourbon, great price.
 
roberto
roberto,
sweet and smooth
 
Tristan
Tristan,
Very attractive nose of oak with some vanilla and red delicious apple peel that also shine on the palate. Slightly sweet and smoking, and as smooth as it is complex. Lovin’ it!
 
David
David,
Smooth. Inexpensive. Great everyday Bourbon (Just not everyday!)
 
Chris
Chris,
Good luck finding a better bourbon, especially at the price point.
 
guest
guest,
Smooth sipping.
 
Antti
Antti,
I was able to enjoy a bottle of Buffalo Trace Bourbon Single Barrel Select, 2017 which had a creamy birth of spicy molasses; a life of of brown sugar & cinnamon, that lead to a long death of dry oak & leather.
 
guest
guest,
Smooth, oak, spicy.
 
Mark
Mark,
Very nice on the rocks, especially for the price.
 
guest
guest,
Great for always having in the liquor cabinet.
 
Frank
Frank,
Thin... not as deep as I was hoping
 
Angel
Angel,
attractive and delicious
 
Tom
Tom,
Probably the best value in bourbon!
 
Aaron
Aaron,
one of the best tasting inexpensive bottles i've had
 
Todd
Todd,
Vanilla and spice, and everything nice. Great sippin' bourbon for the price.
 
Roger
Roger,
Great tasting and a regular in my home bar
 
Vic
Vic,
I enjoy a smooth, round flavored bourbon--one with a comfortable heat in the palete. Buffalo is a go to bourbon for me and a must have on my bar!
 
Jimmy
Jimmy,
My every-day bourbon.
 
Andrew
Andrew,
One of the best for your "Essential" collection
 
Roberto
Roberto,
I loved it. I detected the honey and vanilla , slightly spicy , and a bit smoky. Very enjoyable and smooth.
 
Brandon
Brandon,
Good solid whiskey enjoyed it a lot
 
Andy
Andy,
Pretty solid bourbon.
 
Peter
Peter,
A great everyday bourbon
 
Jeremy
Jeremy,
Great bourbon with flavors that are the epitome of what bourbon should taste like.
 
John
John,
While not the best, definitely tasty and a great price. Would keep this stocked in my bar.
 
Kevin's
Kevin's,
It's got some heat!
 
Michael
Michael,
Love the drinkability with its smooth and clean medium finish. A very good Bourbon as your go to anytime, and what a Great Price!
 
ERIC
ERIC,
One of my favorites
 
Will
Will,
A great bourbon. Smooth from start to finish. This bourbon when allowed to age to 10 years becomes Eagle Rare.
 
guest
guest,
Love it. Smooth and clean for the price. A go to.
 
guest
guest,
Very drinkable, smooth sipping whiskey.
 
Lowell
Lowell,
Very drinkable in a mixed drink or just sipping it by itself.
 
guest
guest,
One of my favorite bourbons - almost tastes like a glazed cinnamon roll - delicious
 
Sam
Sam,
Great
 
Benjamin
Benjamin,
One of my favorites and a super smooth Bourbon
 
Jason
Jason,
Very smooth. Better flavors out there for the same money.
 
guest
guest,
Love this!
 
richard
richard,
so smooth real nice
 
Nicholas
Nicholas,
8 for flavor, great all around bourbon not too sweet not too much burn +1 for the value I can find this priced less than 25$US almost anywhere
 
guest
guest,
For the price this is my favorite bourbon
 
guest
guest,
Sweet. Vanilla. Smooth. Very little heat. Went great in a Godfather.
 
David
David,
Good daily pour.
 
Diogenes
Diogenes,
Good for the price. Personally it's just a bit too sweet for me.
 
guest
guest,
A good value bourbon.
 
guest
guest,
Just a great everyday sipper. Smooth and tasty.
 
guest
guest,
Glorious.
 
guest
guest,
Yum
 
guest
guest,
Smooth. Great value for the price
 
Cris
Cris,
This is my favorite whiskey. Great price for a 8 year
 
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