Defiance High-Rye Bourbon

Bourbon

Defiance // USA

  • Cost

  • Distiller Score

    82
  • Avg. Rating

    4.0
    4 out of 5 stars
    ( 8 )

Aged 18 months in new charred oak barrels, this is a sourced whiskey distilled at Midwest Grain Products in Lawrenceburg, Indiana. The whiskey boasts a high-rye mashbill with a corn backbone. It is bottled at 90 proof in Missouri.

  • age
    NAS
  • abv
    45.0
  • Bourbon
    Produced anywhere in USA; Mash bill of at least 51% corn; aged in new, charred oak barrels.
  • Cask Type
    new, charred American oak

Tasting Notes

"The nose has a respectable amount of rye spice, some caramelized sugar, and freshly cut firewood. There's more wood on the palate, but the rye is tasty and the corn provides a nice roundness. It has a medium body with a smooth, almost cool finish. This would make a very fine Manhattan, indeed. If the price point remains low, this is a value whiskey to seek out. "

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Flavor Profile

Spicy & Sweet