Booker's Kentucky Straight Bourbon (62.7%)

Booker's

Kentucky Straight Bourbon (62.7%)

(0.7l, 62.7%)


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They say this is a sledgehammer Bourbon. It is. Bam!
 
Booker’s Bourbon is one of the small batch, cask strength (62.7% Vol.) Bourbons produced by the Jim Beam distillery. 
 
Booker Noe (Jim Beam's grandson) originally bottled this straight-from-the-barrel bourbon as gifts to close friends and family, but eventually made it available to the general public. Each barrel of Booker's bourbon was hand-selected by Noe and was aged at the center of the rackhouse, where the company says that the temperature and humidity are the most favorable for fine Bourbons. 
 

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  • Style
    Bourbon
  • Region
    Kentucky
  • Country
    United States
  • Alcohol
    62.7%
  • Distillery
  • Bottler
    James B. Beam Distilling Co.

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spicy
orange
smoky
fruit
honey
banana
meat
sweet
blackberry
What does Booker's Kentucky Straight Bourbon (62.7%) taste like?

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Corner
The temperatures of American warehouses are much higher, so the pace of maturation is much quicker for Bourbons than for Scotch Whiskies

Tasting Notes

Appearance / Color
Smoky deep amber orange
 
Smell / Nose / Aroma
Huge but soft. Vanilla, honey, molasses, orange, tropical fruits, black banana and spice. Meaty aroma and cedar
 
Flavor / Taste / Palate
Massive and intense. Spicy, sweet - almost liqueur like and hot. Blackberry and burnt sugar. Oak, then dryness (tannin, tobacco)
 
Finish
Hot, long, spicy and intense. Almond, wood, corn, a touch of maple syrup, pepper
 
Comment
While it is not necessary to cut the bourbon with water, a splash or two of distilled water is recommended (by Booker Noe) to unlock some of the flavor

Ratings & Reviews
anonymous
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Smooth, balanced, and has a subtly sweet depth of flavor
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