From aged single malt Scotch to the trendiest new vodka, KJB stocks top shelf spirits, brandies, aperitifs and more.
You’ll find a selection for day-to-day enjoyment, as well as “investment grade” bottles to savor on special occasions. And a distinct bottle from KJB is a top shelf gift for an appreciative recipient.
Need help choosing? We’re here to help and enjoy enlightening people to the subtle and not-so-subtle characteristics of fine spirits. In fact, we hold several tasting events throughout the year, so check our Event Calendar often.
Why not stop by on “Single malt Mondays” and visit with our resident whiskey expert Jessica Lofgren. Jessica has lived overseas for many years and has developed an appreciation for whiskey and other fine artisan spirits.
Rye Whisky Roundup: Small batch, artisan, Rye Whiskies now available at KJ Baarons.
High West Rendevous Rye: – A blend of old and new Rye, marrying the rich, aromatic qualities of a 16 yr. old Rye with the bold, spicy properties of 6 yr. old Rye to create a full flavored, very complex whisky, with the 6 yr. old boasting an uncommonly high 95% mashbill. 95 pts. John Hansell – Whisky Advocate. $54.99, 750 ml
High West Double Rye: – A blend of 2 yr. old and 16 yr. old Rye whiskies with the 2 yr. old containing 95% Rye and 5% barley malt mashbill. The 16 yr. contains 53% Rye and 37% corn which provides some extra sweetness to calm the bite of the younger Rye. “Complex nose of mint, clove, cinnamon, licorice root, pine nuts and vanilla. Easy drinking and intriguing, a must try for Rye whisky aficionados”. – 90 pts., John Hansell – Malt Advocate, $34.99, 750 ml
Redemption Rye: – Mashbill of 95% Rye aged for over 2 years in new charred oak barrels and bottled at 92 proof. Nice texture and mouth feel, with a malty body and spicy sourness. Flavors of leather, toffee, allspice and dried dark fruits with an underlying sweetness that makes for a nice overall Rye. $52.99, 750 ml
Redemption “High Rye” Rye Whisky: – A mash of 38.2% Rye, 1.8% Malted Barley and 60% corn, the palate is smooth, with pronounced wood and rye taste with berry flavors and light, spicy, mint. A young whisky that is very smooth and very drinkable, with a moderately spicy finish. $49.99, 750 ml