One of the best value you can get out of a bourbon. The palates not quite up to wt101 or ew bib, but for its price, benchmark 8 is just wonderful if you like fruit vanilla and caramel nose and taste. 16th April 2021 Smooth, hint of spice, no acetone aftertaste, really good on an ice ball. Benchmark Old No. 8 Bourbon Tweet DramsJan 14, 2021 · Benchmark Old No. 8 Bourbon rarebird101 Bourbon , Reviews January 14, 2021 January 14, 2021 1 Minute Benchmark is one of two brands acquired by Sazerac from Seagrams in the 1980s (the other being Eagle Rare).
I rate Benchmarks Old No. 8 brand with an 80 out of 100. The possibilities for drinking Benchmark are wide open. Most people will choose to mix it with Coke or Ginger Ale, which is absolutely fine, and even encouraged by me. I prefer drinking mine with a few cubes of ice, but its just as enjoyable neat.