J.K. Williams Young Buck Bourbon


Illinois, USA

community rating

3 out of 5 stars
( 7 )

This Illinois distillery uses specially designed honeycomb barrels to rapidly extract flavors from the wood of the barrel and impart them to the spirit, which is aged for around two years. It's named for the distillery founder's great-great grandfather, Eldon “Buck” Lee Williams.

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  • Bourbon
    Produced anywhere in USA; Mash bill of at least 51% corn; aged in new, charred oak containers.
  • Cask Type
    new, charred American oak

Tasting Notes

"On the nose it is subdued and faint, and has the chemical-mint scent of paste, as well as alcohol, wood grain, and slightly past-their-prime flowers. Like most young spirits, it drinks raw and unbalanced. The palate is full of raw grain, grass, bitter mint, and chocolate and is dominated by wood and sawdust. "

Score 75

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