Jim Beam Rye

Jim Beam Rye

Price: $25 for 750ml

Distilled/Owned by: Jim Beam / Beam Suntory

Region: Kentucky

45% ABV

Mashbill: Undisclosed

Aged For: NAS

Cask Type: New charred oak, Char #4

Chill Filtered: Yes?



Color: Deep amber

Drank: Neat, in a glencairn.

Nose: Caramel, rye, vanilla, and wood shavings, slight roasted nuts

Mouthfeel: Light bodied

Palate/Taste: Raw grain mash, vanilla bean with herbs, peanuts, brown sugar, and oak

Finish: Short, medium heat, sweet corn, sawdust, and spiced toffee

Thoughts: It’s a gentle rye without a lot of spice, and if I had to compare it to something it would be Rittenhouse, done in the beam style with their signature nutty influence.

Score: 75 out of 100

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