Taconic Distillery Founder's Rye


Taconic Distillery // (bottled in New York), USA

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    3 out of 5 stars
    ( 15 )

Taconic Distillery (formerly Millbrook Distillery) was opened in 2013. This is a young, sourced rye bottled in Dutchess County, New York. The distillery also briefly ages the spirit. The bottle carries no age statement.

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

Tasting Notes

"The nose is full of young, raw grain. Lots of honey, hops, and apple cider. It's shocking at first but calms down after it sits in the glass for a while. In the mouth, it's obviously a very young spirit, white pepper spicy and juicy, with toffee, apples, grass, and bitter mint. Overall, it's a rye that manages to make its lack of age work in its favor. "

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