Wood's High Mountain Distillery Alpine Rye

Rye

Colorado, USA

RARE
  • Cost

  • Distiller Score

    82
  • Avg. Rating

    3.6
    3 out of 5 stars
    ( 5 )

With a mash bill of 73% malt-rye and 27% specialty barley malts, this Salida, Colorado-made rye is aged in new American white oak barrels. Wood's High Mountain Distillery uses an antique German pot-still from the 1880s and was founded by brothers P.T. and Lee Wood.

  • age
    NAS
  • abv
    44.0
  • Rye
    Mash bill at least 51% rye; aged in new, charred oak barrels.
  • Cask Type
    new, charred American oak

Tasting Notes

"Rose-gold in color with a bouquet full of tart green apple, caramel, and honey. Essences of creme brûlée and warm vanilla sugar begin the initial palate before a tingly rye spice takes over for the remainder. The finish is full of caramel sweetness. Overall, very sweet for a rye. "

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Flavor Profile

Sweet