Knob Creek is aged for 9 years in heavily-charred new oak barrels, making it the oldest of Jim Beam's 'Small Batch' range of bourbons (which also includes the Basil Hayden's, Booker's and Baker's bourbons). The mashbill for Knob Creek has a higher proportion of rye (13.5%) than the standard Jim Beam recipe, imparting a fuller, spicier flavour t ... Read More »
Created to represent whiskey before it was mass produced, Knob Creek embodies the look, feel and taste of pre-prohibition bourbon. This is a long-aged, high-rye bourbon from Jim Beam. Whisky Bible 2011: Bourbon of the Year (9 Years & Under); 94 Points
Knob Creek's first foray into the world of single barrel bottlings, bottled at a high 60% ABV. While the individual barrels, and thus bottlings, will vary slightly they are selected for a rich aged flavour, with some smoky notes joining the usual vanilla and caramel.