The distillery’s first new grain recipe in nearly 150 years, Old Forester Kentucky Straight Rye Whisky features a mash bill of 65% Rye, 20% Malted Barley, and 15% Corn.
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The 2018 release of High West A Midwinter Night’s Dram, an annual, limited release of High West Rendezvous Rye finished in French oak port barrels, is now available.
The 2018 Buffalo Trace Antique Collection (BTAC) has been announced and will once again feature new releases of George T. Stagg, William Larue Weller, Thomas H. Handy, Eagle Rare 17 Year Old, and Sazerac 18 Year Old.
Michter’s has announced that the 2018 release of Michter’s 10 Year Single Barrel Kentucky Straight Rye will begin shipping shortly before the Fourth of July holiday. This will be the first release of Michter’s 10 Year Rye in over a year, with Michter’s citing supply shortages for the limited availability of their older, age stated products.
Kentucky Owl has announced the release of Kentucky Owl Straight Rye Whiskey Batch #2, which retains Batch #1’s 11 year age statement, but comes in at a lower 50.9% ABV (101.8 proof) and at a higher suggested price of $199.99.
A recent TTB submission has revealed Old Forester’s plan to add a Rye whisky to their product range. Old Forester 100 Proof Straight Rye Whisky will feature a mashbill compromised of 65% Rye, 20% Malted Barley, and 15% Corn, creating a whisky with a “unique, spicy and floral” profile.
Michter’s has announced the first release of their US*1 Toasted Barrel Finish Rye, releasing this month in limited quantities. Michter’s Toasted Barrel Finish Rye is made by taking their straight rye and aging it in a second, custom-made barrel that has been toasted “to enhance the spice character in the rye while adding hints of dark toast and smoke.”