Sagamore Spirit Cask Strength Rye
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Raided Score: 88 Publication: Distiller Excerpt: With the strength to stand up in a Manhattan, it also offers up up gentler notes of cedar with the addition of a little water. Read Full Review Raided Score: 89 Publication: WhiskyCast Excerpt: The finish is medium-length and dry with lingering spices and hints of vanilla and caramel. Read Full Review Raided Score: 88 Publication: Whisky Advocate Excerpt: The momentum slows with subtle blueberry rye muffin, black pepper, and cardamom. It finishes medium with a hint of cornbread. Read Full Review Raided Score: 88 Publication: The Whiskey Jug Excerpt: I’m happy I’m getting so much out of this whiskey. The Sagamore Spirit Rye Cask Strength is a tremendous whiskey with a solid profile that pulls from multiple categories and keeps thing interesting. Read Full Review Raided Score: 91 Publication: Drinkhacker Excerpt: The nose on this rye is a bit of a rollercoaster. It starts off somewhat green with a few grassy notes, but those are quickly overshadowed by dark brown sugar, white pepper, and mint syrup along with hints of red fruits and cigar box. Read Full Review Raided Score: 90 Publication: Whiskey Raiders Excerpt: Overall, a very satisfying rye that harnesses great rye character without leaning hard into funky mint and metallic tastes. Read Full Review
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Distilled at MGP and bottled by Sagamore Spirit at cask strength, this release holds Sagamore's profile up while they wait for their own stocks to reach maturation.
Brown sugar, apple, cinnamon, a bit of clove. Dessert and rye spice fusion on the nose,
Bright, zippy, spice on the palate. Clove, pepper, dry and spice forward. Apple, pear, a bit of cream and toffee.
Long finish. Bold, rich, complex. Brown sugar, apple crisp, honey.
Overall, a very satisfying rye that harnesses great rye character without leaning hard into funky mint and metallic tastes.
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