High West Distillery Double Rye!
SKU: 10399

High West Distillery Double Rye!

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750ml
$37.99
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Category Rye
Region United States, Utah
Brand High West Distillery
Alcohol/vol 46%
Proof 92.00
Marriage of two straight rye whiskies that combines the feisty properties of a high rye 2-year-old and the saddle smooth richness of a 16-year-old. The 2-year-old has a 95% rye 5% barley malt mashbill. The older rye has a "barely legal" rye mashbill of 53% rye and 37% corn. The extra age and corn provides some extra sweetness to calm the "bite" of the younger rye for a relationship that works. Thanks to its balance of cinnamon, anise, and honey, Double Rye! is great served neat, with a little water, or on the rocks. And its spirited flavor fortifies classic cocktails like the Manhattan and Old Fashioned. We recommend it for most occasions - sipping it in solitude by a campfire, savoring with favorite old friends, or sharing it with a good-looking stranger.
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Billed as "the spiciest rye whiskey anywhere," this is a blend of two rye whiskeys, both a minimum of two years old, sourced from multiple distilleries. The 2018 bottling has a mild, honeyed scent, while the palate surprises with vanilla custard contrasted by traces of smoke, eucalyptus and cigar wrapper. As promised, the long finish explodes with a spicy burst-but don't worry, it's not too extreme to sip.

Kara Newman, November 1, 2018