Excerpt: In this case, Knob Creek 12 Year is a testament to the fact that sometimes it’s worth paying a premium for an age stated bourbon. Compared to standard release Knob Creek Small Batch bourbons of the past, 12 Year delivers the richest flavor profile to date.
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Released in 2020, Knob Creek now hosts a 12yr 100proof entry in their product portfolio. A blend of bourbons (at least not labeled single barrel) this $50 release immediately ignited concerns of a dwindling level of 12+ yr barrels in the single barrel program many have been known to come and love.
Quite bright on the nose. Fresh berries, sweet cream and caramel. Light peanut brittle. Nougat, a pinch of pepper.
Medium mouth feel - really creamy overall. Nougat, pepper, a hint of peanut butter and cocoa. Fruity on the back palate - kind of a hint of cherry. Unusual, but delicious.
Long finish. Sweet brown butter, chocolate covered cherries, peanut brittle and creme brûlée.
Excellent release from Beam on this one - once again blending to a profile that’s enticing and unique. Big fan.
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