This fine Kentucky rye whiskey is the first to carry the Van Winkle name in over 60 years. Twelve years of aging in charred oak through the variable Kentucky seasons have given this rye whiskey a strikingly brown/deep bronze color and a slightly distinctive spicy finish. Anyone looking for a more mature rye whisky will covet this bottling.
Called Rye One, its the first ultra-premium rye offered by Beam Global Spirits & Wine. Bottled at 92 proof it is aged for a minimum of 4 ½ years. Color: Deep, rich honey color tinged with gold. Peppery and warm, firey on the edges of the tongue; honey flecked with pepper going down. Finish is medium-long.
Charcoal filtered, Straight Rye Whiskey distilled and bottled in Kentucky.
Pikesville Straight Rye Whiskey refuses to be forgotten. First produced in Maryland in the 1890s, the brand, along with the rest of the once-booming Maryland Rye industry, was shuttered by prohibition. The brand reemerged after prohibition and became the last standing Maryland Rye, as the rest of the industry's production had ceased. Now produced in Kentucky from extra-aged barrels stored in prime warehouse locations, Heaven Hill keeps this historic Maryland mark alive with this award-winning six-year-old, 110 proof offering.
First Impression: Rye spiciness of course with an overlay of sweet malt to make a spicy melange, Vietnamese cinnamon, faint Szechuan pepper scent,whisper of clove.Very lively for a whiskey at this age. Taste: Thick body and mouth feel generating warmth wherever it touches. There is a definite sweetness with a spicy sourness underlying it. Unlike many whiskies of its age group it is neither tired or over oaked ( both common but usually separate perils of aging past 12 years (or younger really) Lingering spicy sweet finish with a pleasing if paradoxical dryness.
Gold, with a light amber cast. Moderately light-bodied. Toasted oats, hazelnuts, lemon. Delicate, soft texture. Brisk and tart on the palate. Easy on the lighter citrus notes are more seasoned grainy and nutty elements dominate. Pungent finish.
Taste Americas history in this small-batch rye whiskey. Central Standard's master distiller harvests each barrel after patient aging, unleashing an oaky nose rich with sweet caramels and peppery spices. The confident grain bill of 95 percent rye and 5 percent corn creates a complex yet approachable flavor and a crisp finish for the ages.
A smooth and flavorful rye whiskey, both wonderfully neat & complex that is barrel aged in American & French Oak & blended for superior flavor. Tucked in the vineyards of Cambridge, Wisconsin just outside of Madison - the Dancing Goat was established by a collection of family and friends who combine the Art and Science of Distillation from past experience with modern technology.