Whiskeys to Pair with Milk Chocolate

Sweet and rich milk chocolate pairs well with whiskeys with a bit of spice. Pair your sweet treats with any of these selections.
Apr 01, 2018
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    10 Redemption High Rye Bourbon
    82
    Spicy & Vanilla
    Redemption High-Rye Bourbon aims at creating a youthful hybrid whiskey between bourbon and rye. It is distilled and aged in Indiana at Midwest Grain Products (MGP) with an especially unique mash bill of 60% Corn, 36% rye, and 4% barley malt. It is aged at least 1 year in new charred American oak before being bottled at 92 proof. Note: Updated packaging as of November 2016.
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    9 Michter's US*1 Toasted Barrel Strength Rye
    86
    Rich & Full Bodied
    This Kentucky straight rye is made by taking Michter's US*1 Single Barrel Rye at barrel strength and finishing it in a secondary barrel. These finishing barrels are made from 24 month air-dried staves. The barrels were toasted, not charred. As the rye whiskey is bottled at cask strength, the proof will vary. On average, it is 108.6 proof. This limited release is hitting shelves beginning September 2017.
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    8 Basil Hayden's Rye
    87
    Spicy
    This Kentucky Rye consists of a four-year-old rye which then sees an additional seven years in newly charred quarter-cask oak barrels. This re-barreled rye then gets blended with straight rye whiskey to create Basil Hayden's first "limited edition" offering. It is bottled at 40% ABV.
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    7 Old Forester Signature 100 Proof Bourbon
    88
    Rich & Spicy
    The name Old Forester was allegedly chosen in honor of a doctor named Forrester, who regularly prescribed the bourbon to his patients at a time when it was still sold in pharmacies "for medicinal purposes." However, the signature for which this bourbon gets its name and which is displayed on each bottle, is the founder of the brand, George Garvin Brown.
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    6 Crown Royal Northern Harvest Rye
    89
    Fruity & Sweet
    Crown Royal Northern Harvest Rye whisky is a blend made from a 90% rye mashbill. A natural line extension for Crown Royal given the craze for rye and Canada's reputation for producing rye whisky. Crown Royal currently has approximately 2 million barrels of whisky maturing in 46 warehouses in the area around Gimli, Manitoba, Canada.
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    5 Bulleit 10 Year Bourbon
    89
    Rich & Spicy
    Launched in early 2013, this is Bulleit's first age-statement product. Aged 10 years, this bourbon is made with a mash-bill of 68% corn, 28% rye, and 4% malted barley.
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    4 Templeton Rye 10 Year Special Reserve
    90
    Spicy & Vanilla
    This is a sourced rye whiskey bottled under the Templeton brand name. This 10-year old rye whiskey is bottled at 101 proof. Only 6,080 bottles were ever produced. It was released in October 2016 and sold in commemorative boxes.
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    3 Elmer T. Lee Single Barrel Bourbon
    91
    Spicy & Rich
    This single-barrel expression is named in honor of Elmer T. Lee, former Master Distiller of Buffalo Trace Distillery who was their Ambassador for years after his retirement in 1985. Just before his retirement, he introduced the world to single barrel bourbon with the release of Blanton's Single Barrel Bourbon named in honor of the gentleman who hired him back in 1949.
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    2 Four Roses Small Batch Bourbon
    92
    Fruity & Sweet
    Four Roses Small Batch is a straight bourbon that is comprised of 4 of the 10 recipes Four Roses employs. They use an equal measure of both of their mash bills (60% corn, 35% rye, 5% barley and 75% corn, 20% rye, 5% barley). They also use yeast strains which highlight both a light and spicy profile along with a rich and fruity one. It is bottled at 45% ABV.
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    1 Woodford Reserve Straight Rye
    94
    Sweet & Rich
    As of early 2015, Woodford Reserve Rye is the latest member of the Woodford family of American whiskeys to join the party! Master Distiller Chris Morris has been working on this project since 2006, as an answer to fans who for many years have been requesting a rye from this historic distillery. It's made from a 53% rye mash bill, produced and aged at their distillery in Versailles, Kentucky.