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Minor Case Straight Rye Whiskey

  • Distiller:

    Limestone Branch

  • Bottler:

    Limestone Branch

  • ABV:


  • Age:

    2 Years

  • Price:
  • Raided Score: 81
  • Publication: The Whiskey Wash
  • Excerpt: I can definitely see it being good in a manhattan, but at $50, I'd just go for a bottle of Bulleit.
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  • Raided Score: 87
  • Publication: Whisky Advocate
  • Excerpt: While this is unabashedly a rye, with flavors of cinnamon, black pepper, and oak, the sherry comes to the fore again in the guise of grape soda, sweet cherries, and chocolate.
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  • Raided Score: 86
  • Publication: The Whiskey Jug
  • Excerpt: he lack of complexity and oak is really what keep it out of the higher ranges. It needs a third dimension to it to give it more of a multifaceted feel, but for what it is the Minor Case Rye is interesting and Tasty.
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  • Raided Score: 81
  • Publication: Breaking Bourbon
  • Excerpt: As my whiskey assortment grows I do find that Minor Case Rye adds something to it, filling a gap in flavor profile that others in my collection just don’t have, even if it is subtle and nuanced in its delivery.
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  • Raided Score: 90
  • Publication: Drinkhacker
  • Excerpt: Very soothing and supple, it’s a young rye whiskey that drinks a lot like a much older bourbon — the sherry perhaps working to counteract some of that classic rye spice and the brashness that comes with youth — and which offers tons of versatility as well as simple enjoyment.
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  • Raided Score: 87
  • Publication: Modern Thirst
  • Excerpt: The sherry finish does wonders for what would otherwise be an immature rye whiskey. Barrel Finishing is truly a craft, and Steve and Paul Beam are proving to be excellent craftsmen.
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