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Jim Beam Rye

Jim Beam Rye whiskey


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•    Rye whisky
•    Great alternative, especially for making cocktails
•    Spicy, fruity
•    ABV 40%, 75cl



While the Jim Beam Distillery is more famous for the best-selling bourbon whisky it produces, its rye whisky also has a huge following. Jim Beam Rye is award-winning and is a long-term favourite of many enthusiasts.

Rye whisky must be distilled from at least 51% rye. It was very popular in the US before prohibition but then died out. It is now becoming more popular with Jim Beam Rye being one of the most favoured brands.

Rye whisky is more spicy and fruity than bourbon whisky. Cocktails like the Whisky Sour, Manhattan and Old Fashioned were originally made with rye whisky. This gave them a drier taste than the bourbon varieties we drink today.

Jim Beam Rye has these dry, spicy and fruity characteristics. It is a great alternative, either as a sipping whisky or for making cocktails. More...

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Jim Beam Distillery, Clermont, Kentucky, USA
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