Koval Single Barrel Rye


Koval // Illinois, USA

community rating

3 out of 5 stars
( 155 )

Koval is a grain-to-bottle distillery located in Chicago. This whiskey is produced from 100% organic rye sourced from a Midwest co-op farmery. The whiskey is aged from 3-4 years in 30-gallon, new charred barrels. All Koval's whiskeys are single-barrel bottlings so slight variations may occur.

  • age
  • Cost
  • abv
  • Rye
    Mash bill at least 51% rye; aged in new, charred oak barrels.
  • Cask Type
    new, charred American oak

Tasting Notes

"The all-rye mash-bill is clear in the robust, dark rye nose. Sweet spices and black tea are present along with rosemary and mint. More of this continues on the palate and while the body is smooth, it is not especially oily or rich. There's a cleanness to this rye that feels like the whiskey has had its classic rugged notes turned down; like switching guitars on a rock song from electric to acoustic."

Score 86

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