WhistlePig Straight Rye Whiskey

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 Newman 

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  • Rating
    96
  • Alcohol
    50%
  • Bottle Size
    750 ml
  • Category
    Rye
  • Date Published
    11/1/2010
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