Tag: Rye

  • Dickel Collaboration Blend – Leopold Bros’ Three Chamber Rye

    Overall Character: Potpourri: Floral, fruity, and sweet. | Nose: Pear, mashed fruit, chlorine, and roses. Overall, like an artificially scented air freshner. | Palate: I can barely taste the rye. It’s very floral and fruity, with some chocolate. Again, it’s… Continue reading "Dickel Collaboration Blend – Leopold Bros’ Three Chamber Rye"

    • Score8.0/10.0
    • Recommended ForDie hard Dickel fans, and anyone who needs a unique and/or floral rye.
  • Michter’s Barrel Strength Rye 2015

    Overall Character: Simple, strong spicy and sweet, but mostly spicy. | Nose: Marzipan, butterscotch, fudge, nutmeg and some sweet berries with feint cocoa. | Palate: Spicy and surprisingly simple. Not as sweet as the nose at all, but a nice balance of… Continue reading "Michter’s Barrel Strength Rye 2015"

    • Score8.4/10.0
    • Recommended ForObviously mostly for collectors and fans of the standard Michter’s Rye, but if you like the mellowness and balance of the standard version, I would recommend saving money and avoiding this, especially since it’s 3-4 times the price of the regular expression. However, if you’re a cask strength fanatic, or a collector, you probably shouldn’t pass this up, especially since it’s under $100, which is rare for a rare American whiskey these days.