Jim Beam White Label
Added on Tuesday, May 5, 2009 at 09:59 PM
  Bottler: Jim Beam
  Age: 4 yrs Type: American
  Vintage: N/A Subtype: Bourbon
  ABV: 40.00 % Region: Kentucky
  Price: $15 Availability: Wide
Yep, this is "regular" Beam.
Member Ratings and Notes
Nose of popcorn, sugar, candy corn, fresh apples, and raw nuts.  Palate is sweet and feels watery, delivers on the nose with a caramel apple flavor.  Finish is long and alcoholy.  I do actually like this, and though it's full of rough edges -- shall we say it could use some "refinement" -- Beam is just good 'ol drinkin' bourbon.  It don't need no refinement!  Drinks fine neat if you don't mind the heat, goes well on the rocks, and does great as a mixer. 
This has a light nose with candy, medicinal notes and some rye notes. The palate comes on sweet with some medicinal/rye type notes and ends with a bitterness that carries into the finish. It's not good, but it's certainly not horrible. 

N: Lightly spiced with a very faint touch of nutmeg, pepper, mainly a light bit of rye. Some caramel. Thin, a bit watery, some straight alcohol notes. 


P: A light trace of wood, corn sweetness, slightly vegetal. Caramel creeping in at the edges. A bit of the Beam raw sugar taste and some building heat. Watery and light. 


F: A bit hot, slighlty pepper, a little show of wood. Slightly sour presence. Faintly doughy. 


Watery and unremarkable. Fine for mixing, mostly unobjectionable neat but an awful boring pour.  

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