Basil Hayden’s Rye
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Raided Score: 81 Publication: The Whiskey Wash Excerpt: This is a pleasant dram, and I can see it being a nice introduction to rye whiskey for folks who typically drink bourbon. Read Full Review Raided Score: 87 Publication: Distiller Excerpt: At only 80 proof, however, its flavors do come across as a bit subdued; a little higher strength would likely help it stand out in the category. Read Full Review Raided Score: 86 Publication: The Whiskey Jug Excerpt: At most I figured I’d be getting a whiskey with only a touch more oak than the JBPP, but instead I got something noticeably different from Jim Beam – they’ve wrangled me in. Read Full Review Raided Score: 76 Publication: Drinkhacker Excerpt: Cereal notes push through all of this and claw at the back of the throat — it almost feels like that gummy sweetness is an attempt to cover that cereal up, with a finish that hints at chocolate milk. It sort of works, but drinking it on its own the experience is muddy and imperfect. Best reserved for mixing. Read Full Review
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