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Basil Hayden's Bourbon Review

Tasting Notes & Ratings

Expert Rating: 77.5 Ratings Key

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Distillery Tasting Notes

Made by Beam Suntory, Inc. ~ James B. Beam Distilling Co. (Jim Beam)

COLOR: Golden brown. AROMA: Charred oak and sweet notes of vanilla & caramel with hints of dried fruit. TASTE: Charred oak flavor that is complemented with sweet brown sugar, a touch of black pepper, and dried fruit to round it out. FINISH: A pleasant, lingering charred oak finish with a touch of dried fruit.

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Details

Proof: 80
Alcohol by volume (ABV): 40%
Aged: 8 years
Mash Bill: 63% Corn, 27% Rye, and 10% Malted Barley
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Ratings Key

Ratings breakdown based on a 100 point scale.

  • 90-100 Exceptional
  • 80-89 Very Good
  • 70-79 Average
  • 60-69 Below Average
  • 50-60 Drain Pour
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