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Alberta Premium 20 Year

Canadian

Alberta Distillers // Alberta, Canada

Requested By WanderingEskimo
  • Cost

  • Distiller Score

    88
  • Avg. Rating

    4.58
    4 out of 5 stars
    ( 3 )

Alberta Premium 20 Year, released in 2019, marks the brand's first limited edition Canadian whisky since its 30-year-old expression was released in 2011. Distilled at Calgary’s Alberta Distillers Limited, this is a 100% unmalted rye whisky aged for 20 years and bottled at 42% ABV. Available across Canada.

  • age
    20 Year
  • abv
    42.0
  • Canadian
    DISTILLED IN CANADA AND AGED IN BARRELS FOR AT LEAST THREE YEARS; OFTEN (BUT NOT ALWAYS) CANADIAN WHISKIES ARE BLENDS OF CORN, BARLEY, AND RYE WHISKIES WHICH WERE DISTILLED AND MATURED SEPARATELY. TRADITIONALLY, CANADIAN WHISKEY IS CALLED “RYE”, ALTHOUGH NO MINIMUM PERCENTAGE OF RYE-GRAIN WHISKY IS REQUIRED IN A BLEND.
  • Cask Type
    Charred Oak

Tasting Notes

"The layers of oak are brilliant on the nose with bright orange zest, juicy cherry, vanilla and dusty rye spices intertwined into a refined package. There is intricacy on the textural palate with sweet caramel, baking spices, old oak with mild char. Zesty citrus comes back to the front late palate with some citrus gin-like botanical notes on the finish. This rye works toward a developed flavor balance instead of an in your face rye. "

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