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  • sweet
  • caramel
  • vanilla
  • molasses
  • tobacco
  • spicy
  • nutty
  • toasted
  • citrus

Booker's

Bourbon Tommy's Batch (0.75l, 64.25%)
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That sweet Brown, with a stronger buzz.

As a sixth generation distiller, reared at a distillery, smack dab in the middle of Kentucky, it goes without saying that Booker Noe was born with Bourbon in his blood. At 21 he set out to fulfill his destiny, blessing us with small batch Bourbon (it is said that he actually coined the term “small batch”). In 1992, inspired by a 2-century old tradition, Booker’s True Barrel Bourbon was born.

Jim Beam’s “Small Batch Bourbon Collection” is a line of cask strength, non-chill filtered Bourbons, bottled at an uncut and unadulterated 121-130.6 proof. If you were wondering, yes this is the highest alcohol content of any brand of Jim Beam. These Bourbons were hand selected by Booker Noe himself, who used to bottle his raw Bourbons exclusively for friends and family.

In honor of Noe’s longtime pal Tommy Crume, this batch of Booker’s is aged at center cut. After Crume retired in 2016 Booker’s notorious ‘round table’ decided to have the first batch of 2017 named in his honor.

Tommy’s small batch blend is exactly 6 years, 4 months, and 6 days old. The barrels that comprise this Whiskey were produced between January 2009 and July 2010, and drawn from three warehouses, for a total of 335 barrels (ok so relatively speaking, this is small batch for a distillery of Jim Beam’s cosmic proportions).

Bottled at a high-octane 128.5 proof, this sweet Brown is robust on the nose. After its initial singe-your-eyebrows heat, it’s sweet on the palate. With well-developed notes of vanilla, tobacco, citrus, and basil, this Bourbon is warm on the finish.

Smartass Corner:
Curious to discover the knights of the round table who brought this Bourbon to fruition? Look no further: Chuck Cowdery, Lew Bryson, F. Paul Pacult, Nino Marchetti, Blake Riber, John McCarthy, Jack Robertiello, and Bobby Childs. 
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Appearance / Color
Caramel

Nose / Aroma
Big, robust notes of vanilla, molasses, charred oak, sweet salty corn, and herbs

Flavor / Taste / Palate
Initial burn, followed by brown sugar, vanilla, tobacco, toasted almonds, chocolate, oranges and fresh basil

Finish
Warm and long, with lingering notes of honey nut cereal, molasses, and barrel char
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  • sweet
  • caramel
  • vanilla
  • molasses
  • tobacco
  • spicy
  • nutty
  • toasted
  • citrus
Dog Dogson's Smartass corner
Character Dogson
Bourbon was declared "The Official Spirit of America" by an Act of Congress signed by President Lyndon Johnson in 1964.
Bourbons are very high in vanilla, as American White Oak is naturally high in vanillins.
Bourbon only needs to be placed in a new oak container for a few seconds to be called Bourbon. Fresh from the still and unaged Bourbon is called a White Dog. Recently, many of the larger distillers have started packaging this harsh, clear grain spirit for sale.
"Remember that iconic poster from World War II showing Rosie the Riveter as a patriotic American woman doing her part for the war effort? Well, hundreds of businesses did their part too, and the Bourbon distillers stepped right up with ‘em.

Distilleries all over Kentucky and Tennessee were re-tooled to distill fuel alcohol and ferment penicillin cultures to treat wounded soldiers."
Bourbon must be made from a grain mixture that is at least 51% corn.
Straight Bourbon must be matured for at least 2 years. If a bottle has no age statement, it’s at least 4 years old.
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Dog Dogson's Smartass corner
Character Dogson
Bourbon was declared "The Official Spirit of America" by an Act of Congress signed by President Lyndon Johnson in 1964.
Bourbons are very high in vanilla, as American White Oak is naturally high in vanillins.
Bourbon only needs to be placed in a new oak container for a few seconds to be called Bourbon. Fresh from the still and unaged Bourbon is called a White Dog. Recently, many of the larger distillers have started packaging this harsh, clear grain spirit for sale.
"Remember that iconic poster from World War II showing Rosie the Riveter as a patriotic American woman doing her part for the war effort? Well, hundreds of businesses did their part too, and the Bourbon distillers stepped right up with ‘em.

Distilleries all over Kentucky and Tennessee were re-tooled to distill fuel alcohol and ferment penicillin cultures to treat wounded soldiers."
Bourbon must be made from a grain mixture that is at least 51% corn.
Straight Bourbon must be matured for at least 2 years. If a bottle has no age statement, it’s at least 4 years old.
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