Knob Creek 15 Year Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey Small Batch
Knob Creek 15 Year is being released as a limited edition, with no plans at this time to make it an ongoing release. However, Knob Creek 12 Year was first released as a limited edition, and has now been made part of the brand’s ongoing lineup. Additionally, Knob Creek 15 Year sports a release number on the bottle
Classification: Straight Bourbon
Company: Beam Suntory
Distillery: Jim Beam
Release Date: June 2020
Age: 15 Years
Mashbill: 77% Corn, 13% Rye, 10% Malted Barley
Color: Dark Bronze
Nose: Aged oak dominates, with hints of leather and caramel teasing the nose. An undercurrent of dark fruit draws attention away from the oak, providing a welcome layer of sweetness.
Palate: An initial burst of rye spice is immediately followed by a rush of dry, seasoned oak. The dryness continues to ramp up, but as it does, sweeter flavors of raisin, caramel, and burnt brown sugar develop along with a trace of tobacco.
Finish: Aged oak and caramel are offered up, with a hint of graham cracker and raisin underneath. Rye spice pops as the flavors dissipate.
Batch Size: Small Batch
Alc. Vol: 50% (100º Proof)