Mildly woody with a sweet and surprising spice. A spicy nose with hints of chocolate and vanilla.
In 1866, Domenico Canale's spirits business was booming. Rail cars bearing oak-aged whiskeys rolled in and out of the D. Canale & Co. warehouse at Huling Station, and any bottle featuring the Old Dominick brand was known to be irrefutably fine, setting the bar for whiskey drinkers far and wide. This whiskey is an homage to the whiskeys of 1866 Memphis, with a high-rye mash bill reminiscent of those offered by Canale in his heyday.
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, notice the crystal clear quality with a rich, reddish amber color. Next, youll smell the aromas of citrus, caramel candy, maple sugar, vanilla oak, hazelnut, spice, and sherry wood. Finally, taste sweet rum sherry wood and soft oak with a finish thats both sweet and dry, as well as quick and easy.
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.
J.P Wisers legacy continues after generations of master blenders. Only from a select blend of Canadian rye, rye malt, and barley malt can such a whisky of the highest quality be developed. A carefully crafted process makes Wisers Legacy the ultimate achievement in traditional Canadian Whisky distilling and is a brilliant addition to Canadas Best Selling Whisky Family. Palate - Buttery toffee and tart green apple, followed by deep, bold oak and hints of fresh cracked black pepper. Finish - Warm lingering oak and toffee, with vanilla and apple.
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.
As with Dickels corn-based whiskeys, Dickel Rye is very silky smooth, that charcoal mellowing having done its duty admirably. But theres ample rye character here chewy raisin bread with ample cinnamon notes. Vanilla a-plenty. Cocoa powder finish. Overall, the body is light and easygoing, a pleasant and sweet rye that would work well in any cocktail.
A genuine straight rye whiskey bottled at an honest 90 proof.
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.