Ezra Brooks Launches Old Ezra 7-Year Straight Rye Whiskey
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‘Worthy of the Old Ezra Label’: Ezra Brooks Releases Limited 7-Year-Old Rye Whiskey

Old Ezra 7-Year Rye.

Old Ezra 7-Year Rye. (Photo: Ezra Brooks)

Ezra Brooks announced the release of a new expression earlier this month, the Old Ezra 7-Year Straight Rye Whiskey. The new rye is limited to fewer than 20,000 bottles and will retail for a suggested price of $79.99.

Old Ezra 7-Year Rye is a blend of two rye mashbills — the first containing 51% rye and the second 95% rye — and is aged for seven years and is bottled at 57% ABV.

“With Old Ezra 7-Year Straight Rye Whiskey, we’ve delivered a rye whiskey worthy of the Old Ezra label,” Lux Row Distillers master distiller John Rempe said, according to Beverage Dynamics. “This tasty 7-year-old rye offers slightly sweet and oaky tones with hints of vanilla and honey, and it finishes with a warm touch of spice and tobacco. It’s certain to become a favorite among both rye fans and fans of the Ezra Brooks brand family.”

The new rye is being introduced shortly after its bourbon counterpart, Old Ezra 7-Year Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey, won “Best Overall Bourbon” at the 2022 San Francisco World Spirits Competition. The new rye will hit retail stores later this month.

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Madison Kopta is an editor at Whiskey Raiders. As a Northern California native and mom of four, Madison spends much of her time enjoying the great outdoors with her family. From camping to keeping an eagle eye out for Bigfoot, you can find Madison in nature, enjoying a glass of whiskey with her husband.