Top Ten: Spirit launches in October

1st November, 2012 by Becky Paskin

Jim Beam Jacob’s Ghost

Jim Beam Jacobs Ghost October spirit launches

Another “white dog”. Well, no not really. Jim Beam Jacob’s Ghost may appear to be another white unaged whiskey – a sign the big drinks companies are cottoning onto growing demand for Prohibition-style spirits in the on-trade – but in fact it has been aged for a year.

You may not be able to tell from this image but Jacob’s Ghost has a slightly yellow colour to it, owing to the year’s maturation in charred oak barrels and despite a filtration process.

The whiskey is made using the same mash bill used for Jim Beam bourbon, and is bottled at 40% abv. We haven’t tried it yet, as it won’t even be released in the US until February 2013, but we expect to have it in the UK in the early part of next year.

Read more about the new white whiskey here.

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