Category Archives: Jim Beam

Knob Creek 9yo, Cask 3080, 60% – OB for K&L Wines

September is Bourbon Heritage Month, apparently. For us outside of the USA it doesn’t mean anything and I’m not even sure it’s still a thing stateside. Anyway, I thought it was a good excuse to review a bourbon that I … Continue reading

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Jim Beam Honey, 35%

A sample of this has been sitting in my cupboard for, I think, a few years now. I got it from BG, a whisky buddy who’s a huge Jim Beam fan and obviously had this on his shelf. Technically, I … Continue reading

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Bottoms Up!

Tonight a couple of friends and I are going to try and get my open-bottle-count down somewhat. Since I’ve been trying to do this on my own last year I found that a) it doesn’t work that well, and b) … Continue reading

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All in an afternoon’s work

Yesterday was the first regional tasting in Den Bosch that I attended. After my tries and lots of agendas that conflicted with those plans it finally happened. It was worth it. I added a 1966 Glenfarclas and a 25yo Ben … Continue reading

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Beam, Straight up – Fred Noe

Fred Noe, the seventh generation of master distillers at Jim Beam in Kentucky wrote a book about his life and the brand. The book tells his story, a lot about his father (the legendary Booker Noe) and short insights in the … Continue reading

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Old Crow, 6yo, 43%, Traveler’s Fifth

This wee bottle of bourbon is older than I am. It was bottled somewhere in early the 1970s, based on the Italian tax seal on it. I like old bourbons like this, but since this kind of stuff has been … Continue reading

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Baker’s 7

Enige tijd geleden is er op http://www.levenswater.nl een bourbon bottle-share georganiseerd. Daar heb ik toentertijd het idee vandaan gepikt om hetzelfde met Schotse whisky te doen. In dit geval ging het om 14 ‘bourbons’. Uiteindelijk waren het 14 Amerikaanse whiskey’s, waaronder … Continue reading

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