Jim Beam Black Label
This spirit is 43 percent alcohol per volume and 86 proof.
The same distillation process is used as with Jim Beam White, so the flavor change is more of an enhancement rather than a difference.
It is more expensive than Jim Beam White.
Is Jim Beam Black good?
Overall Jim Beam Black is just a really good “everyday” bourbon, but it’s not a sit-at-home-and-slowly-savor-it kind of bourbon. It’s a take-it-to-a-gathering-of-people-for-sipping-shooting-and-making-cocktails kind of bourbon. A have-a-glass-or-two-while-grilling-and-watching-the-fights kind of bourbon.
Is Jim Beam Black really the highest rated Bourbon?
Jim Beam Black has been awarded the Bourbon Trophy, the highest possible award at the 2016 International Wine & Spirit Competition (IWSC), held earlier this week in London. The judges noted that Jim Beam Black bourbon is “a premium bourbon with a more flavourful character made to be sipped and savoured.”
Is Evan Williams better than Jim Beam?
Gen Voted Beam white label is easier to drink neat, but a little less flavor than Evan. Evan is a bit cranked-up…a bit harsher but more flavor and very affordable. Both are great, I’d go with Evan!
How old is Jim Beam Black?
Our premium 86-proof, double-aged bourbon spends 8 years in new charred, white oak barrels. That’s twice as long as original Jim Beam. It’s those four extra years of aging that give Jim Beam Black its full bodied flavor with smooth caramel and warm oak notes.
What goes with Jim Beam Black?
Dress up after-dinner-drinks with a Jim Beam Black® Manhattan cocktail, worthy of a black tie affair. An earthy, herbal flavor emerges when you mix Angostura® Bitters, Jim Beam Black® Bourbon and sweet vermouth. Garnish with a cherry for a sleek and sophisticated look. Garnish with a cherry.
Is Jim Beam better than Jack Daniels?
Jim Beam has a brandy flavor, as if it is mixed with brandy. Jim Beam is classed as bourbon while Jack Daniels is a whiskey and although bourbons can be whiskeys, not all are. Jim Beam is far cheaper compared to Jack Daniels. Jim Beam tastes more alcoholic and fruity while Jack Daniels tastes mellower and smoother.