The Charms of Booker’s 2021: A Cask-Strength Bourbon Review

Booker's 2021-01 is the first release of the year from the highly acclaimed Booker's Small Batch Collection. This special edition bourbon is a blend of two distinct liquors, one aged for 6 years and 9 months, and the other aged for 9 years and 3 months.

This unique combination gives Booker's 2021-01 an interesting flavor profile that is sure to plase lovers of everywhere. The nose of this bourbon is sweet, with a hint of oak and vanilla. On the palate, there are notes of caramel, toffee, honey, and spice. The finish is long and smooth, with a slight hint of oak that lingers on your tongue.

At its natural proof, Booker's 2021-01 clocks in at 126.2 proof (63.1% ABV). This cask strength bottling means that it has not been diluted or cut with like many othr bourbons on the market today. As such, it packs a punch in terms of flavour and content – making it perfect for sipping neat or on the rocks.

If you're looking for a delicious bourbon to enjoy this year, then look no further than Booker's 2021-01 – it's a great way to kick off 2021!

Booker's Age

Booker's is typically aged for 6-7 years in charred white oak . During this aging process, the bourbon develops a distinct deep and complex flavor profile. The proof of Booker's will range from 120-127, and can vary batch to batch. This long aging process is what makes Booker's so unique and enjoyable to drink; the bourbon has a full body with notes of oak, caramel, vanilla, and spice.

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Who Produces Booker's Small Batch Whiskey?

Booker's Small Batch Bourbon is produced by the Jim Beam Suntory Distillery, a world-renowned distillery located in Clermont, Kentucky. Booker's Small Batch is a cask-strength bourbon, meaning it is bottled at its natural proof without the addition of any water or other ingredients. This results in a robust and flavorful spirit that is beloved by bourbon drinkers arond the world. The bottle proudly reads “Distilled and Bottled by James B. Beam Distilling Co., Clermont, KY.” so you can be sure you're getting an authentic small batch bourbon from a trusted name in distilling.

Location of Booker's Distilled Spirits

Booker's Bourbon is distilled at the Booker Noe Distillery in Boston, Kentucky. The distillery was originally known as the Old Moore Distillery and was purchased by the James B. Beam Distilling Co. in 1992, when it was renamed after Booker Noe, the legendary sixth-generation master distiller of Jim Beam. Located in an area of Kentucky known for producing some of the finest bourbons in the world, Booker's is made using traditional methods and recipes handed down thrugh generations of master distillers. All of their bourbon is aged a minimum of six years and bottled at cask strength with no artificial flavors or colors added. Booker's Bourbon has won numerous awards and continues to be one of the most sought-after bourbons on the market today.


The 2021 release of Booker's Bourbon is a great choice for any whiskey enthusiast. With its cask-strength bottling at its natural proof, it is sure to make an impressive addition to any collection. Those looking for a reliable, solid and sometimes even excellent barrel-proof bourbon should look no further than Booker's 2021 01. Its age range falls between six and seven years and its proof generally hovers in the mid-120s. It is definitely worth spending 60 bucks on and mabe even 80 as well.

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Thomas Ashford

Thomas Ashford is a highly educated brewer with years of experience in the industry. He has a Bachelor Degree in Chemistry and a Master Degree in Brewing Science. He is also BJCP Certified Beer Judge. Tom has worked hard to become one of the most experienced brewers in the industry. He has experience monitoring brewhouse and cellaring operations, coordinating brewhouse projects, and optimizing brewery operations for maximum efficiency. He is also familiar mixology and an experienced sommelier. Tom is an expert organizer of beer festivals, wine tastings, and brewery tours.