Rabbit Hole Boxergrail
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Raided Score: 82 Publication: Breaking Bourbon Excerpt: I can see this being a nice transitional rye, albeit a more expensive one, for bourbon drinkers who are looking to explore this whiskey category. Read Full Review Raided Score: 89 Publication: WhiskyCast Excerpt: The taste has a good balance of dried flowers, lemon zest, soft spices, and touches of pineapple and honey. The finish is long and subtle with hints of ginger, black tea, and honey. Read Full Review Raided Score: 86 Publication: Whisky Advocate Excerpt: The finish is short, with honeyed sweetness. Read Full Review Raided Score: 85 Publication: The Whiskey Jug Excerpt: On the whole I’m happy with what’s going on in my glass and I’m excited to see what it will do in some cocktails. Read Full Review Raided Score: 85 Publication: Whiskey Consensus Excerpt: Things certainly changed on the palate and finish when that rye spice really came through, accompanied by delicious burnt honey, clove, and caramel. I think it’s safe to say that we can chalk this up as another great expression from from Rabbit Hole! Read Full Review Raided Score: 85 Publication: Whiskey Raiders Excerpt: A very competent rye, Rabbit Hole’s Boxergrail manages to shine despite its youth. Read Full Review
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Rabbit Hole’s first rye, Boxergrail is matured for at least 3 years and bottled at 47.5% ABV
Sweet, fragrant, citrus, spice. Quite a bit going on here. Strong floral notes.
Sweet on the palate. Moderate mouthfeel, a faint pinprick of heat. Sweet rye notes like brown sugar, apple, clove and a spicy pepper quality. Light oak.
Long finish, again with a bit of spice. More oak here, which is welcome, to pair nicely with spicy pepper, fresh juicy apple, and a bit of brown butter.
A very competent rye, Rabbit Hole’s Boxergrail manages to shine despite its youth.
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