Review: Booker’s Noe Hard Times

Paid: $60 for 750ml

Distilled/Owned by: Jim Beam / Beam Suntory

Region: Kentucky

63.90% ABV

Aged For: 6 Years, 10 months

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

Cask Type: New charred oak

Chill Filtered: No

Color: Auburn

Drank: Neat, in a glencairn

Nose: Chocolate, brown sugar, pepper, leather, oak, tobacco, alcohol, butterscotch

Feel: Full, dry

Taste: Pepper, oak, leather, tobacco, clove, cinnamon, caramel, coffee grounds

Finish: Long, warm, and dry, with vanilla, dark chocolate, oak, roasted nuts, brown sugar, and leather

Thoughts: Solid spicy oak bourbon

Score: 88 out of 100

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