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Mic Drop is the brainchild of PM Spirits in New York - taking casks from producers and typically blending them for releases under their own label. This is a 4yr rye, distilled in 2015 by Wilderness Trail.
Rich clove, honey, toffee, a hit of caramel and musty tobacco. No sign of youth here, which is encouraging.
Minty and enticing on the palate. Lovely honey, mint, faint pepper, a touch of dill and some sweet cream here. Savory, sweet, spicy, delightful. Not at all youthful which colors me surprised.
Medium finish - spicy and vegetal with a bit of brown sugar. This is quintessentially rye forward. Boy is it spicy.
Really damn good for a 4 year old rye. Lots of body, complexity - Wilderness Trail, erm, Mic Drop knocked it out of the park with this for the kind of age. I prefer this to MGP rye around the same age.
Disclosure: The producer asked us to review this, and sent some along