Templeton Rye

Rye

Templeton Rye Spirits // Indiana (bottled in Iowa), USA

  • Cost

  • Distiller Score

    82
  • Avg. Rating

    3.58
    3 out of 5 stars
    ( 1157 )

Templeton Rye is a rye brand that was introduced in 2006. Distilled in Indiana by MGP (formerly Lawrenceburg Distillers of Indiana), the rye is made from a mash bill of 95% rye and 5% barley. The whiskey is bottled in Iowa after the addition of a "proprietary formula" as well as local purified water. Templeton broke ground on a distillery in Iowa in 2017 with plans to distill their own whiskey.

  • age
    4 Year
  • abv
    40.0
  • Rye
    Mash bill at least 51% rye; aged in new, charred oak barrels.
  • Cask Type
    new, charred American oak

Tasting Notes

"Tasting notes on this rye differ from batch to batch, but Templeton always keeps a nice nose of woods, spice, and heat. A light middle of the tongue burn gives way to caramel notes, Red Hots and a touch of brown sugar. Quick to moderate finish keeps with the nose and brings back the nice taste of wood."

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