Price: $80 for 750ml]
Distilled/Owned by: Jim Beam / Beam Suntory
Mashbill: Blend of 4 year old bourbon, 13 year corn whisky, 6 year 100% malt whisky, and 6 year old high rye whisky
Aged For: Minimum 4 years
Cask Type: New charred American oak, and I assume ex-bourbon barrels
Chill Filtered: No
Color Added: No
Color: Reddish copper
Drank: Neat, in a glencairn.
Nose: Corn, cinnamon, oak, vanilla, spices, young sharpness, caramel, and brown sugar sweetness
Mouthfeel: Thin and dry
Palate/Taste: Wood varnish, young mash, vanilla, oak, tobacco, and spices
Finish: Shorter, little warmth, vanilla, peanuts, and brown sugar
Thoughts: It’s a bit of a mess and all over the place, but it doesn’t taste bad. If you like strong American whisky, it’s likely you could enjoy this, but you’d be more apt to enjoy a Knob Creek Single Barrel pick if you are still a Beam fan.
Score: 80 out of 100