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Riverset Rye

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  • Distiller:

    B.R. Distilling

  • Bottler:

    B.R. Distilling

  • ABV:

    46.5%

  • Age:

    4 Years

  • Price:
    $$$$$
  • Raided Score: 82
  • Publication: Breaking Bourbon
  • Excerpt: While it won’t wow when poured neat, it also won’t disappoint either. Where I really see this shining is in summertime cocktails that call for a slightly sweeter base whiskey.
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  • Raided Score: 89
  • Publication: Whisky Advocate
  • Excerpt: The finish is smooth, malty, and fruity, with balanced sweetness and earthiness.
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  • Raided Score: 77
  • Publication: Whiskey Consensus
  • Excerpt: This is pretty good stuff! The nose was not that impressive, but my mind was changed about the whiskey upon the first sip.
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  • Raided Score: 85
  • Publication: Whiskey Raiders
  • Excerpt: This is hitting nicely despite the youth, and has tons of potential. Loving it so far.
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  • Intro:

    This rye whiskey comes to us from B.R. Distilling in Tennessee. This straight rye whiskey is 4 years old, and produced using a 95/5 mashbill. A batch is comprised of about 20 barrels or so, and bottling is done with no chill filtration, which is nice to see. With all that out of the way, let's dive in.

  • Nose:

    Big clove note, juicy fruit gum, cigar tobacco, light breadiness.

  • Taste:

    Thin on the palate, but fruity and spicy. Lots of fruit like apple, pear, mango with a kick of clove and rye spice.

  • Finish:

    Medium finish, spicy and rich here. Lots of fruit still.

  • Overall:

    This is hitting nicely despite the youth, and has tons of potential. Loving it so far.

  • Score:

    6

  • By t8ke
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