2017 Ultimate Spirits Challenge

Jim Beam Double Oak Twice Barreled Kentucky Straight Bourbon (United States), 43% abv, $22.99

96
Extraordinary,
Ultimate Recommendation

Tasting Notes:

Bright notes of vanilla alongside dark notes of charred oak make up the nose. Much of this carries through to the palate, with vanilla bean, crème brûlée, stewed blueberries, and butterscotch creating a lovely ensemble. A long, spicy heat on the finish.

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Cocktail Recommendation:

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