Kozuba & Sons Mr. Rye Malt Whisky
Kozuba & Sons // Florida, USA
Kozuba & Sons, founded in Poland in 2005, consists of biochemist and Master Distiller Zbigniew “Papa” Kozuba, and sons Matt and Jacob. Located in St. Petersburg, Florida, this family-owned and operated 1950's distillery was previously a seafood warehouse, and now houses two 600-liter copper stills and 300 53-gallon American oak barrels. Their Mr. Rye Whisky is a 100% malted rye, made from 85% rye malt and 15% caramelized rye malt. It is aged in virgin American oak barrels for more than 3 years and bottled at 45% ABV.
RyeMash bill at least 51% rye; aged in new, charred oak barrels.
Cask Typevirgin American oak
"This is a bit of a wallflower. Toasted rye, dense scent of spices, and naturally some heat. Primary flavor on the palate is uncooked rye grain, dry chocolate, and mild spices on the finish. Simple, inoffensive, and short-lived."