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Basil Hayden's Caribbean Reserve Rye

Rye

Basil Hayden's // Multiple Countries

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  • Cost

  • Distiller Score

    84
  • Avg. Rating

    3.71
    3 out of 5 stars
    ( 103 )

Basil Hayden's Caribbean Reserve Rye is made from a blend of two rye whiskeys. One is an 8 year-old Kentucky straight rye and the other is a 4 year-old Canadian rye whisky. Unusually, the blended rye is finished with a final touch to the product: Black Strap rum. This limited edition release hits shelves in June 2019.

  • age
    NAS
  • abv
    40.0
  • Rye
    Mash bill at least 51% rye; aged in new, charred oak barrels.
  • Cask Type

Tasting Notes

"The black strap announces its presence with a deep mahogany color in the glass, as well as a first impression on the nose of molasses followed by dark brown sugar, burnt caramel, and cotton candy. The palate is thin, as is often the case with the 40% ABV Basil Hayden's lineup, but some big flavors develop, think: graham cracker pie crust speckled with brown sugar and baking spices. A quick finish leans drier, with earthy oak and leather leading the way to more of that molasses-brown sugar 1-2 punch."

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Flavor Profile

Vanilla & Rich