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

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