Knob Creek Single Barrel Reserve is a new Bourbon by Jim Beam which BourbonBlog.com is among the first to review in the world. The suggested retail will be around $40, which is about $10 more than the original Knob Creek. The release date is projected to ship in January 2011 and be on shelves by February 2011. Here is our review…
Bourbon: Knob Creek Single Barrel Reserve
Distillery: Beam Global, Jim Beam Distillery, Cleremont, Kentucky
Proof: 120 Proof, 60% ABV
Color: Tawny to honey
Nose: Strong Alcohol prevalence, wheat characteristic, medium oak expression. Spice shows a hint of black pepper, cardamom and vanilla.
Taste: Alcohol expressed all over the tongue, especially forward. Corn, cardamom, coriander, and cooperage.
Finish: Crisp and clean with lingering vanilla and oak.
Bourbon review by Tom Fischer and Stephen Dennison of BourbonBlog.com