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Baker's Bourbon Whiskey

As part of Jim Beam’s Small Batch Collection along with Knob Creek, Booker’s and Basil Hayden’s, Baker’s bourbon seems to suffer from middle child syndrome.  I find it’s often overlooked and sometimes under appreciated.   212 more words


Review: Jim Beam Bonded Bourbon

Here’s a new release that really came out of the blue. Bonded whiskey was a big deal before Prohibition — when heavy tampering with spirits was a major problem — but it is rarely seen these days because of the cost involved and, surely, limited demand. 11 more words

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My Bourbon Review: Jim Beam Bonded

Bourbon: Jim Beam Bonded  (100Proof) produced by Jim Beam
Cost: $19.99
Appearance: Light Amber – thin

Nose: Tobacco and spice. Slight vanilla sweetness. Oak.

Feel: Soft and lingering. 208 more words


Basil Hayden's Bourbon Whiskey

Who the heck is Basil Hayden?  In a nutshell, he was a distiller in the 1700s who led several families to settle at Bardstown, KY.  He also liked a higher percentage of rye in his whiskey.   388 more words


Pecan infused bourbon

I infused some Jim Beam bourbon with pecans. It seemed like a good idea at the time, I had bought some bourbon to refill my mini bottle of homemade vanilla extract and figured (shrug) no sense leaving the rest of this just sitting around! 121 more words

Fermenting Thoughts

Booker's Bourbon Whiskey

I first tried Booker’s about 3 or so years ago.  It was the first barrel-proof bourbon I tasted.  I remember thinking, “Hell, this is hot!”  A few years and a few barrel-proof bourbons later,  I bought a bottle of… 380 more words


Baker's Bourbon, or Why We Fight

It’s Sunday night.  If you’re anything like me, and innumerable other poor insufferable bastards your mind is now spent pouring every moment of your weekend trying to remember where the time went, what did you do, have you really spent the last 11 hours on that couch?  703 more words