Review #16 – Jim Beam White Label

Review #16 | /r/Bourbon Review #14 – Jim Beam White Label KSBW

The Schtick: A widely available product from one of the largest producers in American, and the world.


Distiller: Beam/Suntory

Bottler: Beam/Suntory

ABV: 40% ABV

Age: NAS

Source: Bottle, Purchased (2015)


Nose: Corn. Syrup. The tiniest hint of vanilla and caramel. A lot of hint of hangovers of days past.

Mouth: Thin, astringent. Syrupy sugar, ethanol and a rough tingle followed by a watery caramel flavor.

Finish: Short, thin, astringent, and entirely underwhelming.

Overall: It’s not great, but it’s not the worst thing I’ve tasted. Could be worse, I suppose.

Rank: 3


Decoded:

1 | Disgusting | So bad I poured it out.

2 | Poor | I wouldn’t consume by choice.

3 | Bad | Multiple flaws.

4 | Sub-par | Not bad, but many things I’d rather have.

5 | Good | Good, just fine.

6 | Very Good | A cut above.

7 | Great | Well above average

8 | Excellent | Really quite exceptional.

9 | Incredible | An all time favorite

10 | Insurpassable | No better exists


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