Graveyard Sam's Young Rye
Graveyard Sam's // Pennsylvania, USA
Little information is available about this young rye whiskey from Pennsylvania's CJ Spirits. They're located in what was once the heart of American whiskey production, before George Washington quashed the Whiskey Rebellion.
RyeMash bill at least 51% rye; aged in new, charred oak barrels.
Cask Typenew, charred American oak
"Initially, the nose is pretty tame and full of grain, grass, and wood. Some funky aromas show up a little later, a musty mix of paste, decaying flowers, overripe cherries, and chocolate. On the palate it's surprisingly dessert-y for a rye, with coffee and chocolate dominating while wood, salted caramel, rye spice, juniper, and minty bitterness emerge toward the end. "