Catskill Straight Rye Whiskey
Catskill Distilling Co. // New York, USA
Catskill Distilling Company, located near the site of Woodstock in Bethel, New York, uses water from the Catskill Mountains and locally sourced grains. Owned by distiller Monte Sachs, Catskill's spirits are craft distilled in small batches. Catskill's Straight Rye Whiskey is made with rye grown in New York, aged for two years and bottled at 42.5% ABV.
RyeMash bill at least 51% rye; aged in new, charred oak barrels.
"Hard to mistake this for anything else, this is definitely rye. The aroma makes sure you know straight away: Toasted rye grain, big spices, even an aroma of thick-cut rye toast. While the palate starts strong with bold spices and dark roasted grain, the thin texture and weak mid-palate show the true bones of this whiskey. The finish adds a little more dimension with heavy char notes."