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Knob Creek 9 Year 750ml
Sku: 5063
The original. Still made in small batches to exacting standards.
Product Rating
Critics Ratings:       (3)
Product Information
Country: United States
Region: Kentucky
Type: Small Batch Bourbon
 
Reg. $26.97

Qty:
 
COLOR You can spot our deeper and darker amber pour. TASTE Takes over your palate with big notes of oak, caramel and fruit. AROMA Expansive notes of maple sugar, toasted nuts and oak. FINISH Long and smooth but with more kick than most.
Malt Advocate 90 points - Knob was one of the first bourbons I had when I started taking whiskey seriously, and it’s still a kicker. No-nonsense, flint-hard nose: slickly-polished oak furniture, cinnamon stick, cracked rye, wet cornmeal, hard candies. Bang! A lean whiskey that gets in your mouth and explodes with rye spice and cinnamon candy, a sharp wedge that opens you right up. The finish echoes: oak, a dying fire, clean and almost crisp. Emphatic, bright, and swift. Value Pick  (Sep 2014)

Ultimate Beverage Challenge 95 points - (UB Collection,Finalist,Great Value,Tried & True Award)- The nose is distinctly floral and fruity with notes of red fruits and peaches. Powerfully spicy and woodsy in the mouth with hints of smoke, cigar box and tobacco leaf that lingers long on the palate.  (Mar 2015)

Wine Enthusiast 90 points - Smells of sweet corn, buttered popcorn and pistachio nuts in the early stages; later whiffs pick up well-endowed scents of sautéed butter, oaky vanilla, beeswax and linseed oil. Palate entry is full-bodied, sweet and honeyed; at midpalate the taste profile turns drier, more intensely grainy-mashy and breakfast cereal-like. Finishes with notes of nougat, almonds, candy bar, and oak. Best Buy. - Paul (6/1/2005) - 90-95: Superb/Highly Recommended (Jun 2005)

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The original. Still made in small batches to exacting standards.
Technical notes
AGED 9 YRS PROOF 100