Jim Beam Red Stag
Black Cherry

70cl / 40%
  • Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey
Jim Beam Red Stag / Black Cherry
Web Exclusive Price £23.85 £19.88 ex VAT (£34.07 per litre)
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A love-it-or-hate-it whiskey from Jim Beam, who have flavoured their bourbon with natural cherry flavour to make Red Stag.

Jim Beam Red Stag Reviews

Tasting Notes

  • Tasting Notes by Lew Bryson for Whisky Advocate

    Smells like sweet, dead-ripe cherries, mashed up in bourbon with some brown sugar and just a dust of cinnamon. It's sweet, a bit thick, but 80 proof warming, and the bourbon - the Beam cinnamon note comes out clearer now - is dominant over the cherries here. The finish sees more cinnamon, even a hint of barrel oak, and manages to dry out a bit. 83 Points

103 Customer Reviews

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  • 4
    5 days ago

    I have always found this to perfectly compliment my beer. It is also good by the fifth.

  • 5
    24 October

    This was my uncle's favorite drink before he died the day after christmas. I had a cup and cube for him today. It is smooth and has that great smokey barrel taste. A classic in whiskies. Please ignore the previous comments. Make-shift a whiskey/scotch icecube, pour a cup, And sit outside, and enjoy as I am. Thank you Jim Beam Red Stag. Your flavor is a memory. And an always treat. Cheers!

  • 1
    16 September

    Tastes like cough medicine... swill.

  • 1
    2 September

    Jim Beam would turn over in his grave if he knew you were hawking this swill. What bright young mba came up with this? Fire him. Completely undrinkable.

  • 5
    1 September

    Better than JD honey.

  • 4
    12 August

    I usually have another brand of whiskey however really did enjoy the taste of this. Very well done.

  • 5
    25 July

    My absolute favorite. Over 1 scotch ice cube I love when it thickens just a touch when its ice cold. Love love love

  • 4
    15 June

    Bought it because I like cherry it is a bit sweet but I like it,the first bottle I got drank too much because when I drink whiskey I usually take my time but this goes down so easy

  • 5
    17 March

    Very sweet compared to other Bourbons but great for an Old Fashioned. You won’t need any sugar.

  • 5
    10 February

    Immensely sweet, great taste, lovely finish, proper strength, introduced wife & daughter to it !!! Have to hide bottle now !!!

  • 4
    4 January

    I have just bought a fifth of Jim Beam Red Stag because I like cherries and Jim Beam, so I figured why not? I also got a bottle of Cherry Coke as a chaser and I like it more than I expected. I have been drinking Devil's Cut for a while now and this is a nice change of pace. I did notice that my bottle of Red Stag is only 70 proof and not 80, I'm not sure if they changed it or its because I live in America. But overall I rather like it.

  • 3
    23 December 2017

    Thought it is too sweet to begin with, changes well to more bourbon but still not great. Far to much cheery for me, quite sickly after a coule of nips...sorry could be better!

  • 1
    19 December 2017

    I was disappointed. It was way too sweet, tasting more like syrup than bourbon. I tried it because they were out of the regular. I prefer the unflavored but it may work on top of pancakes.

  • 2
    29 November 2017

    This is potentially a very good product, but as it stands at the moment, it is far too sweet. It tastes fine to start with, especially over ice, but then seems to develop an almost sickly sweetness. Someone also mentioned the cherry flavour as being 'artificial', well, I think I'd go along with that. Again, possibly due to the sweetness. As I said at the start, this could be a real good drink. Just needs to ditch the sucrose.

  • 5
    13 November 2017

    Its as smooth as smooth gets, heavy bourbon taste and that lasting cherry aftertaste, well rounded and lingering

  • 5
    2 November 2017

    Had to buy this from the UK as it’s no longer available in Australia, got here quicker than a parcel from Perth but the taxes killed me, ended up at $80 a bottle I’m going to drink it slower now.

  • 5
    27 October 2017

    As a Talisker drinker, I was intrigued to try this, when it was bought as a present for me. It really is a 'marmite, love it or hate it drink in my opinion. I love it, especially as I like cherries and this, over ice or a drop or two of water, to release the aromas of cherry and cinnamon, is spot on. Well worth a try.

  • 5
    23 October 2017

    Smooth, delicious lingering flavour and just enough heat, serve on the rocks...enjoy!

  • 5
    9 October 2017

    Great flavor!!!

  • 5
    19 August 2017

    80 proof is amazing but weaker stuff is horrible. Always check before you buy. Weaker stuff has no flavour.

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