Dark Northern Straight Rye Whiskey
Dark Northern // Washington, USA
Dark Northern Rye Whiskey is distilled in Seattle, Washington from Dark Northern rye that was first introduced to Washington in the 1800's. It is still grown today by local farmers in Skagit Valley, Washington and Willamette Valley, Oregon. Though it carries no age statement, as a straight rye it is aged a minimum of two years. This is sold exclusively at the Fremont Mischief Distillery in Seattle.
RyeMash bill at least 51% rye; aged in new, charred oak barrels.
"Dark Northern rye was reportedly brought to Washington by Scandinavian settlers. Appropriately enough, this whiskey distilled from it is reminiscent of the kind of dark rye bread one might find on the table in a Nordic restaurant. It's delightfully roasty and a little bit spicy, with just enough time in barrel to be enjoyably sipped neat."