Jim Beam Devils Cut Review | Whiskey Raiders
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Jim Beam Devils Cut

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  • Distiller:

    Jim Beam

  • Bottler:

    Jim Beam

  • ABV:

    45%

  • Age:

    NAS

  • Price:
    $$$$$
  • Raided Score: 78
  • Publication: The Whiskey Jug
  • Excerpt: All this wood and astringency makes it feel unbalanced and is far from being something I would call a daily drinker.
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  • Raided Score: 75
  • Publication: Distiller
  • Excerpt: The whiskey is interesting from a technical standpoint, but don't really feel it is necessary for your whiskey cabinet.
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  • Raided Score: 84
  • Publication: WhiskyCast
  • Excerpt: The taste is more tannic than usual, too, with notes of molasses, a slowly-building cinnamon spiciness, and a touch of vinegar-based barbecue sauce that lingers well into the finish.
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  • Raided Score: 83
  • Publication: Whisky Advocate
  • Excerpt: Behind all that, I’m detecting a bit of youthfulness — I might like this bourbon with more age and less “devil.”
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  • Raided Score: 91
  • Publication: Drinkhacker
  • Excerpt: Not a bad deal from a continually underrated distillery.
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  • Raided Score: 82
  • Publication: Whiskey Raiders
  • Excerpt: I’ll take this over Beam White or XA any day. Honestly, not bad stuff at all.
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  • Intro:

    Produced by harnessing science to extract extra bourbon absorbed into the barrel wood, Devils Cut is deemed the antithesis so the Angel's Share - alcohol lost to evaporation over aging.

  • Nose:

    Char, pepper, spicy. Hot, whew.A bit of ethanol on the nose. Peanuts and pepper.

  • Taste:

    Thin on the palate, but honestly not bad. Toffee, a hint of pepper. Sweet butter cream. Char.

  • Finish:

    Short finish, a bit hot, some peanuts, caramel and pepper.

  • Overall:

    I’ll take this over Beam White or XA any day. Honestly not bad stuff at all.

  • Score:

    5

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