WhistlePig Straight Rye Whiskey 10 year old

SKU 93573797940

750ml

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Fortune, superb taste, and hustle lead us to the discovery of an aged Rye Whiskey stock in Alberta, Canada. It is rescued from misuse as a blending whiskey, aged it in new American Oak with a bourbon barrel finish, then hand-bottled this rye on its own. Presenting the most awarded Rye Whiskey in the world.

Category Rye
Country United States
Region Vermont
Brand WhistlePig
Alcohol/vol 50%
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Wine Enthusiast96 - First, a warning: this is only for those who like their rye big and brawny. It starts off innocuously with a maple-syrup color, and a pretty, complex and subtle scent: honey, vanilla, a sight medicinal tinge and faint clover notes. It feels silky on the tongue and at first, the flavors reflect caramel, burnt orange and a whisper of smoke, but then a mouth-warming wave of tannic bite sweeps over all and lingers for a good long time. Straight up or on the rocks. - Kara (11/1/2010) - 96-100: Classic/Highest Recommendation

November 1, 2010