Price – 750 ml – $33.99 – (www.shoppersvineyard.com)
Method – 2 ice cubes – two fingers of alcohol in 8 oz. rocks glass
Rating – 86-100 – standard rating scale for wine and spirits
Knob Creek was one of the Bourbons that was recommended to me by almost everyone when I was asking for my first suggestions. It was also my first 100+ proof whiskey, so the difference of a stronger glass of whiskey was something that struck me immediately. At this point I’ve had my bottle for about 9 months and it’s nearly gone, so I have a bit of experience with this specific dram.
Knob Creek is one of the Small Batch Bourbons put out by Jim Beam and sons, and the only one I currently own. I’ll try to get a few others and add it to the list fairly soon. Continue reading