Wilderness Trail Rye Whiskey Settlers Select Barrel Proof (750ml)

Our Kentucky Straight Rye Whiskeys are offered as a Cask Strength release; we have the lowest entry proof we know of in Kentucky. We barrel at 100 proof to highlight the balance of the grains and alternate solubility expression from the barrel. A traditional three-grain recipe is 56 percent rye, 33 percent corn and 11 percent malted barley. Our rye mash bill is one we created for a broader balance of flavor to offset the typical high ryes commonly found.

NOSE: Spearmint, Tobacco, Clove, Undercurrent of syrupy sweetness.

TASTE: Oily, Sweet, Blend of spices

FINISH: The only setback for this barrel proof rye is that the big spicy finish you hope for with a stellar rye doesn’t stick around long, but the tail of it sticks around awhile as it fades. This bottle is 3 years old and around 100 proof, while the newest releases are 4 years old and closer to 115. I am excited to try some of the higher proof bottles to see if the punch is more pronounced. 



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