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    McAfee's Benchmark Old No. 8 Bourbon Whiskey (1000ml)

    Kentucky, UNITED STATES
    $69. 99 Bottle
    $839.88 Dozen
    ABV: 40%
    Made at the Buffalo Trace distillery and launched in 1967 by Seagrams. The label refers to Hancock McAfee who was one of the first settlers in the region where the original distillery was located. Comes in a value one litre format.

    Other reviews... A good, honest, unspectacular Bourbon which ticks all the boxes without for a moment trying to go into superdrive. 87.5 points - Jim Murray's Whisky Bible 2020

    ...Freshly cut oak and chewing tobacco to start, followed by hints of green apple, wood chips, and a warm, wet sharpening stone. On the palate, the wood heightens and becomes extremely bitter. This whiskey’s saving grace is that it’s extremely palatable in cocktails. 40% Alc./Vol.
    75 points - whiskyadvocate.com, reviewed by: Fred Minnick (Summer 2018)