Booker's Small Batch Bourbon - This malt-head is now a believer.
This is my first bourbon review, so be gentle. I'm not a bourbon guy. I've tried various expressions at various times throughout my life, and I never fell in love with it. My reactions to bourbon are … read more
Booker's Small Batch Bourbon - Yes Sheriff
Nose: Dry, vanilla, honey, sweet apple and rich smoke Palate: Strong cedar and oak, a plank of wood to gnaw on. Cloves and cardamon in the saw dust. The rich smoke is always present, just waiting for the… read more
Jim Beam Black Label - Honest bourbon
DISCLAIMER: This review is for the triple aged 6 year old Jim Beam Black for export and not the 8 year old domestic version. Having had both, there's a noticeable difference. This review is based on the… read more
Jim Beam Black Label - A Solid Surprise
I had somewhat low expectations considering my experiences with Jim Beam white label, so I purchased a 50ml sample bottle to test this out. Drank neat in a whiskey glass. After tasting I have to say … read more
Jim Beam Black Label - Positively Reconfirms Itself
It's not the sexiest, most expensive, unique, or "select". It is one of the most heavily marketed, well known, recognized, and readily available......that being said, one would not expect JB Black to be… read more
Jim Beam Devil's Cut - AMAZING!!!!
Wow! What can I say about this wonderful bourbon! First off we all know the story by now. This bourbon is extracted from the wood of the barrel and mixed with extera aged jim beam. Nose: sweet and s… read more
Jim Beam White Label - Bland
Jim Beam is an absolutely iconic whiskey, and the distillery puts out some extremely good whiskey (Booker's Small Batch being a prime example). But how about their standard product? I've heard several … read more
Jim Beam Devil's Cut - Devilishly Oaky
Jim Beam is the bestselling bourbon brand in the world - and is now owned by Fortune Brands, which also operates Maker's Mark. It started in the 18th century with Jacob Boehm, and the bourbon's namesake… read more
Booker's Small Batch Bourbon - Serious Complexity
Booker's small batch bourbon is the top-of-the-line product of the Jim Beam distillery. It is an uncut, unfiltered, bottled-straight-from-the-barrel bourbon that comes in at a whopping 130 proof. But … read more
Booker's Small Batch Bourbon - Jim Beam Gets It Right!
My wife, brother and sister in law and myself recently got back from a trip to our local whisky bar, Helvetica, where we got to try quite a few new whiskies. The Hakushu 18 yr old (meh at best), the … read more