High West Double Rye Straight Whiskey
Technical Details: Ratio of whiskeys: top secret!
Filtration: not chill-filtered, or carbon treated.
TTB Designation: A Blend of Straight Rye Whiskies
ABV: 46%, 92 Proof
Age(s), Distilled by & Mashbill(s): A blend of straight Rye whiskeys ranging in age from 2 to 7 years.
Straight Rye whiskeys: 95% rye, 5% barley malt from MGP, 80% Rye, 20% Malted Rye from High West Distillery
New, charred, white American oak barrels
Product Reviews & Awards
91 Points: Jeffery Lindenmuth, Whisky Advocate
90 Points: John Hansell, Malt Advocate Magazine
93 Points (Exceptional): Beverage Testing Institute
International Review of Spirits: Gold Medal
A- Rating: Christopher Null, Drinkhacker.com
97 Points: Matt Colglazier, americancraftspirits.com
Nose: Mint, clove, cinnamon, licorice root, pine nuts,and dark chocolate, with a surprising dose of gin botanicals throughout
Taste: Rye spices up front, then menthol, mint, eucalyptus, herbal tea with wildflower honey and all spice
Finish: Cinnamon and mint, gradually sweetening through the finish, with a hint of anise