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Jim Beam's twice-barreled Double Oak bourbon, new from Deerfield, Ill.-based Beam Suntory Inc., takes a cue from scotch’s often multi-barreled approach, taking bourbon aging to a different level. Offering a richer flavor than standard Jim Beam, the Kentucky straight bourbon is aged four years in freshly charred new American Oak barrels, then transferred to a newly charred American Oak barrel and aged to taste. The second barreling allows the liquid to develop an even deeper level of intense spiced oakiness and caramel flavor, creating a unique bourbon that can balance a cocktail or be sipped over ice. The 86-proof spirit has rich notes of caramel and vanilla, hints of tasted wood, and a golden amber color. SRP is $22 per 750-milliliter bottle.