Category Archives: Jim Beam

Knob Creek 9yo, cask 3127, 60% – K&L Wine Merchants

There’s about a bazillion Knob Creek single casks out and about, mostly in America. Unfortunately they’re mostly not available in Europe, but sometimes I somehow get a sample from one. Also, now I’m thinking about it, I think all the … Continue reading

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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.┬áThe 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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