Seems we drank the hell out of Beam’s 9-year-old bourbon. Knob Creek 12 Year was originally positioned as a limited edition bourbon when it was released in late 2019.
Decently made, if not spectacular. Upside is reliable and widely available. The single barrel variation is particularly interesting because in today’s market (2018-2019) offering a 9-year old nearly cask strength bourbon at the $40ish price point is exceedingly rare.
Company: Jim Beam Vol: 50% Age: 9 years Classification: Kentucky straight bourbon whiskey Breakdown: 75% corn, 13% rye, 12% malted barley Price: c. £32 History Knob Creek small batch was first introduced in 1992 and it is part of Jim Beam’s small batch bourbon collection. Is this 15 year knob creek worth two times the price of the knob creek … It’s flavorful, accessible, and as an added bonus – 120 proof.
Knob Creek Small Batch Bourbon is one of four bourbons that comprise Jim Beam’s Small Batch Bourbon Collection. Created to represent whiskey before it was mass produced, Knob Creek embodies the look, feel and taste of pre-prohibition bourbon. Thanks to Bill Kelly we got our hands on a Knob Creek 15 year limited edition bourbon! When the bourbon shortage hit Kentucky in 2015, one of the casualties was the nine year age statement for Knob Creek.Four years and plenty of increased production later, Beam has not only given the age statement back to the standard Small Batch, but it has also recently added another, even older age-stated bourbon to the lineup, Knob Creek Bourbon 12 Years Old. Knob Creek seems to be one half of bourbon’s version of the Coke/Pepsi dichotomy. In response, Beam Suntory removed the 9 year age statement from Knob Creek. Knob Creek 12 Year was originally positioned as a limited edition bourbon when it was released in late 2019. The aroma of spice and cigar boxes is my favorite of all the bourbon's I have tried so far. With R1 , Jim Beam focused more on deep, sweet cinnamon notes and less on the lighter rye spice.
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The taste however was a big let down. Upside is reliable and widely available. A few years ago, Knob Creek ran into some inventory shortages with their bourbon aging in their warehouses. The first is a … MSRP: $35 Knob Creek has long been one of those easy to find, solid middle shelf values of the bourbon world, and the return of … The others are Basil Hayden’s, Baker’s Bourbon, and Booker’s Bourbon. The flavor is a cereal sweetness and the finish is smooth with … Booker’s vision for Knob Creek Bourbon was that of an honest, quality bourbon that could meet the standards — strength, flavor, care and patience — of bourbon made before prohibition distressed the industry just decades earlier. Hard on the heels of the return of the classic Knob Creek 9 Year Old Small Batch Bourbon, Jim Beam has gone one better and introduced Knob Creek 12 Year Old as a permanent brand extension.Five years after the bourbon world went hysterical with talk of a shortage that was going to wipe all the good whiskey off the shelves, Beam has turned the no age statement trend on its head. Tasting Notes (1) Knob Creek store picks have also been around for years, but around late 2018 (maybe earlier), 14+ year old store picks started appearing, blowing our minds with very old bourbon for not very old bourbon prices. My 46th American whiskey review and 93rd whiskey network review.
This is a review I’ve been putting off for a while, since I originally bought this bottle back in summer 2018 but better late than never. Knob Creek Single Barrel 9 Year is a staple of any good whiskey shelf, especially if you can find it for under $40-45. Knob Creek 9 Year Old Bourbon Whiskey. Others in the Knob Creek 9 year old was rated very high on one site I looked at and I decided to pick up a bottle. This is a long-aged, high-rye bourbon from Jim Beam. Knob Creek store picks have also been around for years, but around late 2018 (maybe earlier), 14+ year old store picks started appearing, blowing our minds with very old bourbon for not very old bourbon prices. It seems that every bourbon drinker regards either Knob Creek or Woodford Reserve as the starting point for premium bourbon, and very few people care for both. Kind of like the rest of the Knob Creek portfolio in that sense. Knob Creek Single Barrel 9 Year is a staple of any good whiskey shelf, especially if you can find it for under $40-45.
It has everything that fans have come to love about the premium bourbon made by Jim Beam, it simply comes from hand-selected barrels to showcase the best the whiskey distiller has to offer. Knob Creek Bourbon takes its name from the small water source, Knob Creek, that ran through President Abraham Lincoln’s childhood farm. Knob Creek Small Batch contains all the classic traits you want out of a bourbon, and was the bourbon that helped define and push small batch bourbon to new levels. To their credit, the flavor profile of the NAS release was…
It’s flavorful, accessible, and as an added bonus – 120 proof. Knob Creek Single Barrel Reserve can easily become your new go-to bourbon. Knob Creek Small Batch Rye Whiskey (50%, $39.99) comes from Jim Beam, which has played in the rye space before with R1 Rye Whiskey. Knob Creek comes in four varieties: Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey, Straight Rye Whiskey, Smoked Maple Bourbon Whiskey, and Single Barrel Reserve. The Knob Creek 9 Year Old is a chardonnay colored bourbon with a mellow woody vanilla aroma. Since its initial release, Knob Creek 12 Year now joins Knob Creek 9 Year, as part of the standard Knob Creek …