Ancient Age

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Ancient Age Bourbon whiskey
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Bottle and glass of Ancient Age
Type Bourbon whiskey
Manufacturer Sazerac Company
Country of origin Kentucky, United States
Alcohol by volume 40.00%
Proof (US) 80
Related products Buffalo Trace

Ancient Age is a brand of bourbon whiskey distilled in Frankfort, Kentucky at the Buffalo Trace Distillery.


In 1983 the Ancient Age brand was sold by Schenley to Age International.[1]

Current products[edit]

  • Ancient Age is a 36-month-old bourbon, bottled at 80 proof
  • Ancient Age 90 is a variation of the traditional 36-month old bourbon, bottled at 90 proof
  • Ancient Ancient Age 10 Star is bottled at 90 proof

The product line also includes Ancient Age Preferred blended whiskey, bottled at 80 proof.


About some variation of the brand, food critic Morgan Murphy said "The finish leapfrogs the tongue and goes straight to the throat."[2]


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  2. ^ Murphy, Morgan; Editors of Southern Living magazine (2014). Southern Living Bourbon & Bacon: The Ultimate Guide to the South's Favorite Foods. Oxmoor House. ISBN 978-0848743161.