extra aged

Jim Beam Black Bourbon Whiskey (Extra Aged) Review

Jim Beam Black XA

Jim Beam Black is the first big step-up in quality from the original Jim Beam White Label.  Originally labeled with an 8 year old age statement, JB Black now comes to us as “Extra Aged.”  In a world where distillers are dropping age statements left and right, there’s some comfort in knowing the quality in this bottle is left largely intact.  Having tasted JB Black 8 year before, I can say the flavor profile is very similar and the difference is probably unnoticeable to most.  So, how does it taste?