Far North Roknar Minnesota Rye Whiskey

Rye

Far North Spirits // Minnesota, USA

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  1. The_Rev

    Tasted
    3.0
    3.0 out of 5 stars
    I heard Michael Swanson, the distiller/farmer who makes this whiskey, on Whisky Cast a few weeks back. He's a fellow Lutheran from the sound of things, so I simply had to check out his juice. The verdict: not bad, but not great, either. This is the most vegetal rye I think I've tasted - carrot, dill, parsley, some nuttiness from the sherry, and a little bit of spice. There's just something not quite right, though - my money is on age of the spirit, with cask selection being runner up. They make a couple of other ryes that I'd like to try; I get a sense that the basics for good whiskey are present here, but just need a little more time and nurturing to really live up to their potential.
  2. vladi

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    2.0
    2.0 out of 5 stars
  3. Benjamin-Hamborg

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    3.0
    3.0 out of 5 stars
  4. trippingandy

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    4.0
    4.0 out of 5 stars
  5. tenderqueer_bartender

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    3.0
    3.0 out of 5 stars
  6. Austin-Wallace

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    4.0
    4.0 out of 5 stars
  7. BTeich

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    3.0
    3.0 out of 5 stars
  8. donknox

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    4.0
    4.0 out of 5 stars
  9. strandazzo

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    5.0
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  10. Scott-Rosenbaum

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    5.0
    5.0 out of 5 stars
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