Dark Horse Reunion Rye


Dark Horse Distillery // Kansas, USA

community rating

2 out of 5 stars
( 24 )

Dark Horse Distillery is based in Lenexa, KS (outside of Kansas City), opened in 2010. Their whiskeys are produced in a 500-gallon copper hybrid still they lovingly nicknamed “Chester Copperpot.” This is a 100% rye, the name a reference to America “reuniting” with its native spirit, which was all but wiped out during Prohibition.

  • age
    18-20 mos
  • Cost
  • abv
  • Rye
    Mash bill at least 51% rye; aged in new, charred oak barrels.
  • Cask Type
    new, char #3 honey-combed Missouri oak, 30 gallon

Tasting Notes

"A bold, spicy rye that’s very weighty on the tongue. Dry, cereal grain flavors (think Kashi) with warm, toasty flavors and an odd buttery note. It does ends a bit astringent. "

Score 73

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