Jim Beam Rye Kentucky Straight Rye American Whiskey

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Closure: Screw / Stelvin cap

More about Jim Beam Rye Kentucky Straight Rye Whiskey

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alc./vol: 40%

Proof: 80°

Vintage: Non-vintage

Aged: No age statement

Product of: Product of United States United States

Often referred to as 'Beam Yellow Label', this is America's best-selling straight rye whiskey. Made using a mash bill of at least 51% rye, it is aged for four years in charred new American white oak barrels.

Review and Tasting


Sampled on 08/08/2011

Appearance:

Clear, light golden yellow.

Aroma:

A fruit, wood shavings, oily nose with orange zest, dried peaches and white pepper spice.

Taste:

Sweet, yet very cracked black pepper spicy attacking palate with generous rye, lemon zest, minty flavours.

Aftertaste:

A touch of aniseed emerges in the oily, black pepper spicy finish.

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