Thursday, February 28, 2013

Legacy–Jethro T. Boots Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey


Legacy–Jethro T. Boots Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey – 40% ABV, 750ml, 1.75 L.


Travis February 28, 2014 at 9:17 PM  

I'm going to try it right now. This is basically CVs pharmacy's gran legacy bourbon. But they respected it and made this cool looking bottle. Don't know how old she is but lemme get my bourbon glass

Travis February 28, 2014 at 9:34 PM  

Eye. Nice color. Very deep amber for an eighty proof. Nose: strong alcohol smell. Rye content. Vanilla and maple odors. Barrel is hard to smell. Water brought out that maple strong and killed the alcohol nose. Palate: Yow with that alcohol. Barrel taste comes in quietly and gives way to some sweetness then the barrel is strong and charred for the coffee like finish.
Summary. Tastes like high rye content. Tastes as young as thirty six months. Something not "finished about it"

Just malt March 1, 2014 at 9:03 AM  

Thanks for the comment, Travis.

Anonymous,  May 13, 2014 at 12:34 AM  

Awful the kick is weak and the aftertaste is even worse Evan williams is a hundred times better and only a dollar more

Anonymous,  August 1, 2014 at 2:01 AM  

Not too get what you pay for. Comparable to other lower rate bourbons...

Anonymous,  August 7, 2014 at 1:20 AM  

As a fan and ambassador of makers mark, o will say J.T. Boots isn't a top quality bourbon. I do find it sweeter than Evan Williams. It lacks a certain palatability that your fond with better bourbons like makers or woodford. I will also say its not the worst I've ever had. Remember folks there are "well" bourbons served in bars such as beam 5star and early times.

Anonymous,  August 8, 2014 at 9:52 PM  

Pretty good for $8 a bottle,you can't expect something revolutionary.

Anonymous,  October 26, 2014 at 1:57 AM  

Taste is subjective...but
I really like it with a bit of ice and water. I will choose it among any ~ $9.00 750 ml. 80 proof whiskey.
But I have a new "love" every, say, 140 days...

Anonymous,  January 31, 2015 at 12:06 AM  

Switched from Evan Williams....I believe this to be smoother....I quite like it..Mhef

Anonymous,  February 21, 2015 at 2:52 AM  

Not bad. I liked it!

883d7940-bbbb-11e4-828f-d7534c0cf0a5 February 23, 2015 at 7:24 PM  

pretty good bourbon for 9 bucks. no lingering aftertaste.....good with some ice and coca cola.....not something you sip over ice.It tastes good as a well bourbon

Anonymous,  April 15, 2015 at 11:59 PM  

Surprisingly good straight up for the price. Bought on a whim (how good can this dreck possibly be?) thinking if nothing else would make a mixer. Lacks the complexity of EWB but is sweeter and smoother. Will buy again...

Nick Stipanovich July 15, 2015 at 2:50 PM  

Jethro T Boots was a man amongst boys, and was considered a hero in many eyes. I am honored to be a long lost relative of T boots and he will forever be honored. Pour one out for JETHRO this weekend. I'll be drinking Jethro until i collapse.

William Evans August 7, 2015 at 5:32 PM  

I liked it, good everyday bourbon. I will say it was a touch to sweet but it goes well with Cope long cut.

Chris Gleason August 28, 2015 at 2:21 AM  

Strong alcohol nose, bites the throat a little, but sweet and light on the tongue. Not complicated at all. Not sure I'd get it again unless destitute, but I won't consider the $9 wasted.

Unknown September 12, 2015 at 3:21 AM  

I moved to Los Angeles from Louisville, Ky about 8 months ago. big bourbon fan.... I saw this product on the shelf and was a little bit hesitant about the price. Until I saw that it was made, aged, and bottled in Louisville, my home town... so i said F it! Haha. Some of the best mid-ranged bourbons ive ever tried! It is so smooth and tasteful, its crazy.... 40 proof obviously. Im buying this liquor till they go out of business! Which hopefully is never. Haha

Anonymous,  October 3, 2015 at 2:30 AM  

If rot-gut wasn't illegal these days, this stuff would be it. As it is, I'd still be tempted to stick it back in wood and finish it, if the barrel was close at hand. Nice background. Give it another year or two and it'd be more mature than some people I know. If you need whiskey, it's whiskey.

Anonymous,  January 22, 2016 at 3:58 PM  

I found JT Boots at a CVS in Phoenix recently while on vacation. Had I been driving I would have bought several cases. Yes, high-end liquor is nice, Jameson Black label and Walker double-black are on my shelf, but Boots is a new favourite.

avatarjp June 23, 2016 at 7:48 PM  

what happen to their version with Honey in it, its better than Jack Daniels, and it was at CVS
where can you get it

Anonymous,  May 6, 2017 at 4:21 AM  

Cut the crap for all you non bourbon whiskey drinkers CVS 10 bucks a bottle what do you expect it's bourbon it's whiskey made in the USA for those of us that drink whiskey it's a little light and if you drink bourbon whiskey you know what I'm talking about picture a decent bourbon whiskey an cut it in half water it down a little bit and that's basically it 10 bucks a bottle what do you want I don't know where this guy making a comment earlier said it was 80 proof 40 proof meaning proof is not alcohol content do the research fellas, the ten bucks for some whiskey is better than a 12 pack of some beer it's going to bloat you up haha you guys that are bargain shopping just grab some Jim Beam and you can't go wrong for the price

Unknown May 31, 2017 at 11:55 PM  

Just tried this tonight, only eleven bucks for the bottle. It's okay, the burn at the end is kinda nice, but beyond that flavor is very light, a little honey but it's hard to taste. There's not much there there in terms of flavor if you know what I mean which is odd because bourbon usually has something to talk about. Ultimately it's drinkable and passable, but I doubt I will be itching to get it again.

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