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The Jim Beam Small Batch Collection

November 21, 2012

Tags: jim beam, small batch, knob creek, basil hayden's, baker's, booker's

Once upon a time, everyone in Kentucky made the same type of Bourbon. Distillers were aware that superior barrels existed in each warehouse, but it never occurred to them to isolate those barrels---primarily because the demand for a more exclusive Bourbon didnít seem to exist.

When the demand did arrive, it came from an unlikely source: Japan. (more…)