Mad River Rye
Mad River Distillers // Vermont, USA
Mad River Distillery is located in its namesake valley in the Green Mountains of Vermont. The rye is made from locally sourced organic rye and rye malt. They also seem to be rather proud that their copper still is of German descent.
RyeMash bill at least 51% rye; aged in new, charred oak barrels.
Cask Typenew charred oak
"This is an earthy, hot-spiced rye covered in tart berry fruit. The spice is an indicator of both the rye-ness of it, but also what must be its considerable youth. Might not be so bad in a Manhattan, though."