Town Branch Rye
Town Branch // Kentucky, USA
Alltech is the one of a handful of joint beer brewing and spirits distilling companies, or as they call it "brewstilleries," in the world. It was founded in 2000 by Irishman Dr. Pearse Lyons, formerly of Guinness brewing, in Lexington, Ky. The mashbill for this rye is 55% rye, 30% corn and 15% malted barley.
RyeMash bill at least 51% rye; aged in new, charred oak barrels.
Cask Typenew charred oak
"Considering this rye is the brain child of an Irish immigrant, the taste is very much like that of Irish soda bread - with malted grain flavors, honey, raisins, butter and a pleasant yeasty quality. Robust spice, both sweet and peppery, draw out the finish cleanly."