Jim Beam Devil’s Cut

Jim Beam Devil's Cut

Price: $25 for 750ml

Distilled/Owned by: Jim Beam / Beam Suntory

Region: Kentucky

45% ABV

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

Aged For: Minimum 6 years

Cask Type: New charred oak, Char #4, extracted from the wood of the barrels as well

Chill Filtered: Yes



Color: Light copper

Drank: Neat, in a glencairn.

Nose: Cinnamon, vanilla, lots of spice and a bit of pepper. Oak char, peanut butter.

Mouthfeel: Intermediate

Palate/Taste: Caramel, vanilla, with cinnamon, nutmeg, and leather. Hint of rye, heavy charcoal.

Finish: Warm, with cinnamon, clove, and a metallic twinge.

Thoughts: Better than regular Beam, but the extra oaky bourbon extracted from the wood isn’t enough to push this over the edge.

Score: 74 out of 100

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.