High West Rendezvous Rye
High West // (bottled in) Utah, USA
This is a blend of straight rye whiskeys from two distilleries. The rye whiskey from MGP in Indiana is made from a mash bill of 95% rye, 5% barley malt. There are two rye whiskeys from Barton Distillery in Kentucky. One is made from a mash bill of 53% rye, 37% corn, 10% barley malt and the second mash bill is 80% rye, 10% corn, 10% barley malt. The rye whiskeys range in age from 5-19 years of age.
RyeMash bill at least 51% rye; aged in new, charred oak barrels.
Cask Typenew, charred American oak
"Nose, heat, mint, anise, cinnamon. Palate, molasses, mint, anise, fruit cake and dark chocolate. Finish is long, hot and satisfying."