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  1. #71
    Join Date
    Jul 2007
    Bossier City, La.

    Re: BOTM, 6/07: Jim Beam Black


    Having tried JBW, JBB and some WT101 for my nightcaps for the last two months, I'd have to rank 'em as follows:

    1. Jim Beam Black by a razor over WT101. A virtual tie.
    2. WT101. A good, stout poor. Sends me to bed with a buzz.
    3. JBW. Cheap, but rough around the edges. Not quite as smooth as JBB.


    PS: Of course, I always have 1.5-2.0 oz. of bourbon w/ Diet coke on ice. I've sipped my Bourbon "neat", but really can't stand it that way. YMMV, and surely will.
    Last edited by Eggman; 10-13-2007 at 19:03.

  2. #72
    Join Date
    Nov 2007
    New York, from Austin, TX

    Re: BOTM, 6/07: Jim Beam Black

    Quote Originally Posted by cowdery View Post
    I've always said it's an 86 proof version of Booker's more than it resembles Knob Creek.

    Actually, I haven't always said that. I used to say it was 90 proof version of Booker's.
    Crazy. I was reading through this thread before I posted anything, but I was going to say the same thing. Booker's is my favorite, and JBB for me is the affordable version with the punches pulled. When I envision a standard, "Platonic" Bourbon, I think of JBB. Goes great with chocolate chip cookies, too.



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