Released only a few times a year in small batches, Booker’s is aged anywhere between 6 to 8 years before being bottled.
Nose: Rich leather and oak.
Taste: Caramel, tropical fruits and vanilla.
Finish: Big hit of spice with leathery oak tannins.
Overall: Bourbon not for the faint-hearted.
Get this if you’re an American whiskey lover and want your socks knocked off. Every batch tells its own unique story so it’s a whiskey you can come back to and compare against other expressions time and time again.
If the person you’re buying for is a fan of the Booker’s, you could also try Rittenhouse 100, Wild Turkey 101 or Knob Creek.
Cask strength and non-chill filtered, Booker’s represents some of the finest casks Jim Beam produce.
Jim Beam Distillery.
ABOUT THE DISTILLERY
Founded by a family of German Immigrants who ‘Americanised’ their second name from Boehm to Beam. Distilling began in 1795. Prohibition forced closure but business resumed again in 1933.
Corn, Malted Barley, Rye.