Jim Beam Bonded

Jim Beam Bonded

Price: $25 for 750ml

Distilled/Owned by: Jim Beam / Beam Suntory

Region: Kentucky

50% ABV

Mashbill: 77% corn, 13% rye, 10% malted barley

Aged For: Minimum 4 years

Cask Type: New charred oak, Char #4

 


 

Color: Deep amber

Drank: Neat, in a glencairn.

Nose: Corn grain, leather, yeast, wet wood, vanilla, and caramel.

Mouthfeel: Lighter and intermediate

Palate/Taste: Sweet corn, cinnamon, pepper, and honey notes.

Finish: Quick, medium warmth with corn, caramel, and oak.

Thoughts: There is a very strong corn flavor in this to my palate, and doesn’t compete very well with some of the other bottled in bonds in the same bracket.

Score: 77 out of 100

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