Jacob's Pardon Small Batch American Whiskey Recipe No. 1

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Jacob's Pardon // USA

community rating

4.14
4 out of 5 stars
( 7 )

Jacob's Pardon pays tribute to Jacob and Abner Taub, bootleggers who made their own whiskey during Prohibition, but alas, were caught and incarcerated in 1929. When an official pardon document from President Franklin D. Roosevelt was recently uncovered (the brothers later went on to legally found the Baltimore Whiskey Company in the 1930s, and the emblem appears on the label), the Taub family decided to extend the family legacy in honor of Jacob Taub with unique bottlings and blends, all with the consultation of spirits expert F.

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Paul Pacult. Small Batch Recipe #1 combines 15 year-old MGP light whiskey (high-corn mash bill with rye and barley malt) with 8 year-old whiskey from Tennessee. A total of 2,482 6-bottle cases were produced.

Jacob's Pardon pays tribute to Jacob and Abner Taub, bootleggers who made their own whiskey during Prohibition, but alas, were caught and incarcerated in 1929. When an official pardon document from President Franklin D. Roosevelt was recently uncovered (the brothers later went on to legally found the Baltimore Whiskey Company in the 1930s, and the emblem appears on the label), the Taub family decided to extend the family legacy in honor of Jacob Taub with unique bottlings and blends, all with the consultation of spirits expert F. Paul Pacult. Small Batch Recipe #1 combines 15 year-old MGP light whiskey (high-corn mash bill with rye and barley malt) with 8 year-old whiskey from Tennessee. A total of 2,482 6-bottle cases were produced.

  • age
    NAS
  • Cost
  • abv
    48.6
  • Other Whiskey
    A spirit distilled from a mash of grain(s) at less than 95% ABV, bottled at no less than 40% ABV. The product must have characteristics, taste, and aroma generally attributed to whiskey
  • Cask Type
    used barrels and new, charred American oak

Tasting Notes

"It's basically a snickerdoodle cookie in boozy liquid form (in the nicest possible way) - brown sugar, butter, butterscotch and cinnamon dominate the nose and palate. An unusual hint of lemon peel adds some interest to this viscous mix, which is probably best consumed as a dessert whiskey, or perhaps shaken into a rather decadent whiskey sour. "

Score 85
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Flavor Profile

Rich & Full Bodied

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