Wheel Horse Rye (Batch 1)

Rye

Wheel Horse // Kentucky, USA

community rating

3.28
3 out of 5 stars
( 20 )

Wheel Horse Rye is a straight rye distilled at the O.Z. Tyler Distillery in Owensboro, Kentucky. It is made from a mash bill of 95% rye and 5% malted barley. Aged for 2-3 years in 53-gallon new, charred American oak barrels, it is bottled without chill-filtration at 101 proof. Launched in select US markets in January 2020.

  • age
    NAS
  • Cost
  • abv
    50.5
  • Rye
    Mash bill at least 51% rye; aged in new, charred oak barrels.
  • Cask Type
    new, charred American oak

Tasting Notes

"A hearty, muscular rye from Wheel Horse showing good balance. The aromas are weighted with spice and grilled meat, then tempered with a nice lavender note in the background. The palate opens with rich helping of bread crust and caramel and ends with a strong ginger note, coating evenly from front to back. Good choice in a Manhattan."

Score 85

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