I extrapolated the price from the price list found here. It is one of the four Jim Beam small batch bourbon brands targeted for the high-end liquor market. Enough with the back story and on with the review. We’ve tried many, Woodford Reserve, Jefferson, Michter’s, and Jim Beam Black Label, to name a few, and the Kirkland holds its own. If you were to rummage through my soi-disant liquor cabinet, you would find the following items: one bottle of MacPherson Scotch whisky, one bottle of Muti gin, a bottle of Chartreuse elixir vegetal, Kirkland Signature XO cognac, Kirkland Signature brandy, and a few bottles of bitters: cardamom, lavender, and ‘aromatic’ bitters from a random shop in El Calafate, Argentina, Angosture, Regan’s orange, and black walnut bitters. For that matter, I’m all out of Macallan too and so the resemblance may be more accidental on my part. It was like drinking a high-alcohol Jim Beam. This post isn’t really about what this bourbon tastes like; instead, it’s just a quick note regarding a minor epiphany I had on an impromptu panic-shop through the Mission Valley Costco in San Diego last Tuesday. moment. I found this by chance while wandering the aisles of Costco (doesn’t everyone?). This is not cool: it’s not great for my health, it’s calories I do not need, and so on. I originally did not favor Macallan but acquired a taste for it. Distillery: Buffalo Trace Distillery, Frankfort, … Visually, the Kirkland bourbon was clear, with a medium to medium plus amber color with gold and brown hues. This is a 7 Year Old Tennessee Bourbon from Costco. It’s easy to take shots of this one (but that’s a … Ordinarily I’d slice a half-moon of orange, put a sugar cube on top of it, sprinkle the sugar with Regan’s orange bitters, muddle it, put a big-ass ice cube on top of that, and then cover it with about 2 ounces of bourbon. Costco is known for its quality wine selection. At 103 proof, very alcoholic. Your email address will not be published. My bottle says that it’s bottled by Tennessee Distilling LTD of Columbia, Tennessee, whoever that may be. Remus Repeal Reserve Series IV . I find that they are mostly good quality, but always wonder where they come from. I like it over ice, no mixer or soda. Alas. I don’t think Julian or I have ever attempted to write a tasting note about any kind of distilled spirits, and honestly, I won’t attempt to do so. This is one of those products, a bourbon whiskey with the Kirkland label, which I bought because I get an occasional masculine hankering for bourbon, and like to have a bottle in the house. Every Maker’s Mark Wood Finishing Series Reviewed [2021] Last updated Jan 13, 2021 | Published on Jan 12, 2021 The result is a vast constellation of bulky bottles at dirt cheap prices—everything from small-batch bourbon to London-style gin to a 25-year-old Speyside scotch for under 90 bucks. After some ruminating over not the worst drink I’ve ever had, but perhaps the worst Old Fashioned I’ve ever drunk, I had a minor aha! **Probably a registered trademark of whoever makes The Glenmorangie. All of this was somewhere on my mind when I turned past the booze aisle at Costco, saw the cognac I liked, and also bourbon, which I also like; I am especially partial to Woodford Reserve double oaked, which they didn’t have, but they had the regular stuff, but whoa, I do NOT need a 1.75 liter bottle of bourbon in the house. Random dude doing something with some whiskey…. Kirkland (Costco’s brand name) has been offering up some substantial values in quality single-malt scotch over the last few years. Nose : Malty whole wheat biscuits, honey, and strawberry jam.Subtle notes of oak spice, vanilla, and leather hand in the background while sherry driven fruits— dried figs, dates, and cherries— come to the fore. ANSWER: Knob Creek is a brand of Kentucky straight bourbon whiskey produced by Beam Suntory at the Jim Beam distillery in Clermont, Kentucky. Using a 100-point scale, we bring you ratings and tasting impressions on thousands of whiskies from across the whisky world. Rockwell Cocktail Lounge & Music Hall, describes the 10-year-old bourbon as rich, buttery, "like butterscotch candy," but with an appreciable bite. That’s a fun one, isn’t it?). Smell of Kirkland Signature Bourbon. This is my first shot at trying a Costco branded bourbon, though I have tried their insanely priced whiskeys and found them to be OK. Whiskey Reviews Take a look at the catalog of whiskey reviews segmented by rating. I don’t mind spending a lot for a ‘great’ bourbon ($1k and up), but have found that there are bourbons out there priced below $50 that rival the $1000 a bottle stuff I sometimes drink. If you’re writing about a wine, or an album, or a movie, or whatever, and if you think “whoa, this sucks,” it might be interesting to try to decide who this thing is for, or what you could do to make it a more pleasurable experience. Kirkland Signature Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey 51.5% ABV/103 Proof $20 per liter Costco Exclusive. Now that’s we’ve settled the argument of Weller red vs. green. The what now? If you’re drinking a glass of [yellow tail] chardonnay, and if you decide it sucks, well, maybe it’s time to steal out of the Carl Wilson playbook and try to imagine why this wine is so incredibly popular and how you might better understand the point of the drink. Note: This is a series I call Caveman Liquor Reviews, because I like to drink liquor but am a caveman when it comes to liquor knowledge. A light bulb clicked on: Years and years ago, I had a fantastic meal at Bitterroot barbecue in Ballard, Seattle, with good friends, and I especially liked their “creamed Old Fashioned,” apparently made with soda, vanilla sugar, and black walnut bitters. Get to know us on: I read online a while back that this whiskey is from a Beam family distillery somewhere in TN. Bourbon. Perhaps that has more to do with the oak barrels than anything else. ABV: 46%. And if you find yourself in a lockdown type situation with not a lot in the house, home barkeep-wise, but with a bottle of Kirkland Signature bourbon that has failed to produce the kind of Old Fashioned you normally enjoy, then what? We’ll see what tomorrow brings. At least, that was the case a decade ago. If you find yourself with a bottle of Kirkland Signature bourbon, and if you do not like it, do something else with it. I'm Miguel A. Suro, a Miami dad, attorney, journalist, and entrepreneur devoted to helping you live well for less. And lately, I’m reaching for it over the others. Relatively cheap for quality bourbon. But the retailer doesn't just sell other producers' wine. 7 year old age statement 51.5% abv. Evan Williams Single Barrel is underrated at around $30/bottle BTW. Feb 5, 2020 Men's Health The booming popularity of Irish whiskey— sales jumped 13 percent in 2017 alone , and even Conor McGregor is getting in … Taste of Kirkland Signature Bourbon. I love both and I really like this one. I’ve never really understood the deal with Kirkland Signature products. The Kirkland Signature Scotch Whisky Range. Malty, with hints of vanilla and smokiness. Price: $14.99. It’s relatively thick, but quite easy to drink (for whiskey). This bourbon does have a strong after-taste that doesn’t go away, reminiscent of Jim Beam. Some Kirkland distilled spirits have a too-strong ethyl alcohol taste, but I did not find that to be the case with the bourbon. The earthy, musty aftertaste reminded me of some Macallan Scotches, like the 18 year. I like cognac, but I seldom buy it because I also recognize that if I have an entire bottle of brandy in the house, it is likely that I will at some point enjoy a bit of it and then decide to enjoy just a little bit more of it, well past the point of enjoying the drink as a drink and well onto the point of enjoying it as intoxication. And like you say, taste is very subjective. Knob Creek is my go-to bourbon. Kirkland Signature (Costco) Premium Small Batch Bourbon Review. Bourbon, the Great American Spirit, is not as simple as one might think. Being high-proof whiskey, it does burn your throat after it goes down, especially if you drink it neat or on the rocks (as I’ve done). Hudson Baby Bourbon Whiskey. *I had trouble finding the price online since this is a Costco brand. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. My husband and I picked up a bottle of Kirkland bourbon. A nice, sweet, strong malt smell. I had bought the bitters probably a decade ago, but had given up trying to replicate that drink because it always failed with the bourbon I had in the house (likely Basil Hayden or Woodford double oak). We taste it and tell you if it’s worth buying or not. His verdict: “Not the worst liquor I’ve ever had, but it may just be the worst bourbon I’ve ever purchased.” Well now. VOL 47/07 12.09.2020. Aged in oak barrels, this bourbon is the only extra-aged bottled-in-bond single barrel bourbon for a smooth, high-quality taste. About $25.41 for 750 mL*. I think the Kirkland Signature Bourbon is better enjoyed with a neutral mixer like club soda, or in a good whiskey cocktail. Wilderness Trail 6yr Bottled-In-Bond Wheated Bourbon . Whisky : Kirkland Signature Speyside 20 Year (2020 Ed.). But I can also see why some Scotch lovers enjoy it. For me personally, and in doing this reviews, that’s the ultimate question: does it taste good, is it pleasant to drink? An Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau registry points to the famous Jim Beam as the producer behind Kirkland Signature’s Kentucky bourbon. I’m a Scotch and Bourbon lover. A nice wide bottle with a white-and-dark-brown label on it, with some cursive writing. It seemingly worked, since I woke up fine the next day. I’ll review the liquors on price and what they look, smell, and taste like to me. The next day, I decided I might as well give it a taste, so I whipped up something I call a Bullshit Old Fashioned, aka my usual way of drinking bourbon. To me, Macallan does not have the strong peaty character of many Scotch whiskys. Not the best, but quite enjoyable. As in wait a minute, I think this is actually better than my baseline definition of good. Discover thousands of reviews for top wine, beer & spirits at Wine Enthusiast Magazine online. I’m looking forward to trying this some more, and don’t yet feel compelled to relegate it to the cocktail shelf (with the Wild Turkey). the bourbon had a clean, medium intense aromas of corn, caramel, vanilla, yeast, cloves and allspice. Since this Bourbon reminded me of Macallan, I like it. for a 10 year, 750ml. ... want their own version of Kirkland bourbon. But… perhaps this was the solution? Kirkland Signature Small Batch Bourbon Tennessee Posted on March 25, 2020 by Christopher Pratt I don’t think Julian or I have ever attempted to write a tasting note about any kind of distilled spirits, and honestly, I won’t attempt to do so. To me this Bourbon is much smoother than Knob Creek. 5. W.L. Like you, I was favorably impressed with the Kirkland Signature. Or do you try something else, something you haven’t tried before? Xania Woodman, bar manager and lead bartender at O.P. ... Sazerac Rye 18yr 2020. Country/Region : Scotland/Speyside. All Rights Reserved. Hot Releases. Required fields are marked *. As in not particularly good, there being kind of unpleasant bitter edge to everything. My favorite is the Double Double by Woodford Reserve. Can’t seem to find where I read that. Cask: Ex-Bourbon, Ex-Oloroso Finish. ABV : 46%. Its siblings in the line are Booker's, Baker's, and Basil So I Googled “kirkland bourbon review” and stumbled across a post from a fella who lives in the neighborhood who also happens to be an actual, honest-to-God whisky expert. Whisky Advocate’s Buying Guide features over 4,500 whisky reviews—it's the go-to source for the latest reviews from our expert panel of veteran tasters. Kirkland Signature – the pride of Costco. Blanton’s. The internet’s opinion: It doesn’t take much … Every Bourbon I drink is a little different from the others. I’m a male in reasonably good health born in 1983. There is a distinct alcohol lingering after-taste, so I’m a bit worried about tomorrow. Proceed with caution. Your email address will not be published. This one deserves its own spot on my shelf. is contracted to Costco as part of their Kirkland … Costco recently switched their bourbon from Kentucky bourbon to Tennessee BOURBON. Have you tried the Kirkland Signature Bourbon? Entry Bottle: Blanton’s Single Barrel Bourbon. Required fields are marked *. I’m still embarrassed to talk about this, but I suppose this is something most adults have to reckon with at some point, especially those of us who public admit to being wine drinkers or whatever; it can be hard to enjoy booze responsibility at times, especially if there are (ahem) external stress factors at play, blah blah blah. I don’t claim to be a bourbon expert, but I am a bourbon fan. Photo, courtesy Alexander Murray. And I found this one to be a “yes” on both. It’s relatively thick, but quite easy to drink (for whiskey). Good stuff doesn’t leave a morning after mark, so I’m good with spending more for stuff that’s made well and doesn’t leave you wishing you stopped sooner the night before. This review is included in the calculation of the average rating of 4.0 stars which is based on 3 total reviews. Kirkland Signature Irish Whiskey. The best new release rye whiskies of 2020. Scotch Review #277 Whisky Network Review #335. I have grown to really enjoy and appreciate Macallan. Cheapest bottle I could find as a Christmas gift for my son-in-law was $599. Having learned from my experience with The Glenmorangie (where I felt like The Sixteen Men of Tain** beat me up), I drank this with club soda to make it easier on my stomach. Much to my surprise and pleasure, I found that Pappy Van Winkle and Kirkland bourbon are both distilled by the Buffalo Trace Distillery. As in, surprisingly good. Merch: https://kybrewreview.ecrater.com/ Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/kybrewreview What did you think it? A post shared by Bourbon_Braddah (@bourbon_braddah) on Apr 21, 2018 at 9:33pm PDT Wild Turkey 101 is a great bourbon. I decided that their track record warranted trying out the American whisky side of the aisle, so I plopped down my $20 for a liter of “Premium Small Batch” Kentucky Straight Bourbon at 7 years of age and an impressive 103 proof. Winter 2020 Best Values: Hudson, The Busker, Label 5. We recently toured Scotland for two weeks and the Kentucky Bourbon trail as well and Love Bourbon. Legend has it he was the first to use wheat as the secondary grain instead of rye in a bourbon mash bill. Although it’s not a Scotch, it tastes nothing like most Bourbons I’m familiar with. This is an excellent whiskey, the taste is awesome. The end result was… disheartening. New York bourbon, Irish single malt, and a single grain whisky from Scotland impressed with high scores and low prices. The “fusion” of this bourbon’s name references its blend of 60 percent wheated and high-rye bourbons, which Bardstown makes itself, along with 40 percent 12-year-old sourced Kentucky bourbon. I paid $30 for a 1-litre bottle, which is just a bit less than I pay for Knob Creek. Wow, thank you so much for contributing your knowledge! Copyright ©2021, The Rich Miser. Weller is named after William LaRue Weller (1825–1899). Bourbon 101. Your email address will not be published. Notes: Doing a quick review before dumping into a big batch of cocktails. A surprisingly good bourbon whiskey. in Oloroso Sherry. I've been seen on the NY Times, CNBC, NBC News, and more. Cask : Ex-Bourbon, finished 6 mo. Hudson Baby is the first New York-distilled bourbon, and it offers a … Nose: Fruity, malty, and surprisingly rich. The fact that it is made in Tennessee really narrows it down to a few distillers, most likely either Jack or Dickel. I’m having it right now in a Manhattan with some excellent Italian cherries. Short answer: yes. Let’s move on to some additional info about Weller bourbon. Kirkland Signature 7yr Small Batch Tennessee bourbon (do not confuse with the Kirkland Kentucky bourbon or Kirkland Tennessee Whiskey!) By Maria Scinto / Feb. 18, 2020 1:25 pm EST The Kirkland Signature line of Costco private-label liquors are generally held to be pretty decent buys … On the nose. This was an excellent representation of a lightly sherried Speyside full of fruits and lovely rich oloroso notes. Top 100 Spirits 2019. (In fact, I even felt a burn in my ears). I can’t wait to try it with actual vanilla sugar, which in a remarkable stroke of luck, I made earlier in the week using Indian vanilla that Julian gave me when I visited him in Bangalore last year. This bourbon was smoother than KC, but its flavor wasn’t as strong. Taste is a very subjective experience. So, here’s my Kirkland Signature Bourbon Review. I had a big whiskey-and-soda glass yesterday and enjoyed it very much, with no ill effects. (Also: proper to Rowley for the old TTB COLA lookup trick. Although not an expert, it reminds me a little of how I remember Four Roses. Given the Current Situation, I did not have an orange to use, so I just used simple syrup, orange bitters, and a bit of mandarin peel. I’m a fairly more-than-novice bourbon and whiskey person. Though Costco is notoriously tight-lipped about the provenance of its products, credible theories abound. My first impression of the Costco 7 yr Bourbon was that I was not drinking Bourbon at all. The Kirkland has a sweet, malty taste with hints of vanilla and smokiness, and a somewhat strong ethyl alcohol aftertaste. Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Complex aromas of caramel, molasses, citrus, and spice with a faint smoky background and a long rich finish. It’s got a cork-and-plastic top; I don’t understand the purpose of the cork, and don’t like it because I might get tipsy and try to pick up the bottle by grabbing the top, and wind up dropping it on the floor like some drunken fool. In this case, I just went with ice, a little water, simple syrup, bourbon, and black walnut bitters.. and it was delicious. Weller hired Julian Van Winkle as a salesman for W. L. Weller & Sons in 1893. Country/Region: Scotland/Speyside. These Kirkland mystery malts are great value and coming in at $70 it was a bit cheaper than the two previous 22 Year and 20 Year editions that came out in 2020. My pocket isn’t that deep, so I ended up picking up Kirkland’s bourbon after Googling a search about it. I tried it for the first time last night. Ben Nevis 21 Old Malt Cask Review February 26, 2019 Glenlivet Nadurra 16 Review December 11, 2018 Nikka Pure Malt 21 Review November 20, 2018 Ben Nevis 18 (Independently Bottled for Anthony Woodville Pirt) Review November 6, 2018 Booker’s Kitchen Table […] I do believe that that will be this Friday evening’s drink. Gave up trying to find Pappy Van Winkle at a reasonable price any place on the planet. Whisky: Kirkland Signature Speyside 23 Year (2020 Ed.) Our expert tasters rate each on a scale of 80 to 100. But I have not tried the two side by side. Surprisingly, however, it burns less than other liquors, despite being 103 proof (51.5% alcohol). Aha. Fruit cake for the holidays— dried figs, plums dates, and berries. Best Cocktail Bars in Lucerne, Luzern, Switzerland - Penthouse, Gütsch Bar, Sunset Bar, Karel Korner, Suite, Restaurant Bar Max, The Mexican, Dönerbude, Peperoncini Tribschen, Sarengo Tapas y Vino I know only the basics, and do not have a refined palate. Since I love both, I have created my own category for this whiskey and I hope Costco continues to stock it. Kirkland Signature Original Spiced Rum. Learn how your comment data is processed. I’m considering it one of my go to whiskeys. They make everything from wine to toilet paper but, today, I want to explore if their bourbon measures up. Do you keep trying to drink it, lamenting your poor choice in liquor? As their master distiller would say, there is no bad bourbon (except for the occasional moonshine), but there’s good, better, best. Photo Illustration: Brad Japhe. Costco Stores is the world’s third largest retailer. BTW, Evan Williams single barrels is surprisingly amazing and I’m betting it will go up soon, so buy your case today. This is good on a rock as it mellows out fairly nicely. This stuff would be mostly good. Your email address will not be published. A regular size bottle is bad enough, thank you, so I of course bought it with no idea as to what it might taste like. Comprehensive reviews and ratings for both whiskey aficionados and novices from Whiskey Raiders. Curious about its origin, I did some online research, and found out that, at least in 2011, it was apparently made by the Jim Beam company. The Kirkland has a sweet, malty taste with hints of vanilla and smokiness, and a somewhat strong ethyl alcohol aftertaste. What the Distillery Says: This Kirkland Signature “small batch: bourbon has been aged 7 years in charred American white oak barrels. 1 Review 1 review with a rating of 5.0 stars and no comment. I’ve never had the Double Double but will put it on my list to try and review . I can see why some Bourbon traditionalists may not favor this brand. After all, I don’t think Costco has factories hidden about where they make original stuff. ... Wine Enthusiast does not accept money for editorial wine reviews. I tried it for the holidays— dried figs, plums dates, and a single grain whisky Scotland! 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