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Old Potrero

Old Potrero
Straight Rye Whisky

Category: Straight Rye Whisky

Date Tasted:
Country: USA
Alcohol: 48.5%
85 Points
Silver Medal
Highly Recommended
$65

Old Potrero
Straight Rye Whisky

Category: Straight Rye Whisky

Date Tasted:
Country: USA
Alcohol: 48.5%
Golden amber color. Pungent, unusual aromas of apple, parmesan crisps, herbal tea, graham cracker, and molasses cake with a satiny, dryish medium body and a warming, delightful, medium-length chocolate covered nuts, banana chips, and singed tobacco finish. A dry and chewy, nutty Rye.

Tasting Info

Spirits Glass Style: Spicy & Funky
Aroma Aroma: apple, parmesan crisps, herbal tea, graham cracker, and molasses cake
Taste Flavor: chocolate covered nuts, banana chips, and singed tobacco
Smoothness Smoothness: Warming
Enjoy Enjoy: in cocktails
Cocktail Cocktails: Sazerac, Old Fashioned, Manhattan
Bottom Line Bottom Line: A dry and chewy, nutty rye.

The Producer or Importer

Anchor Distilling Company

The Producer or  Importer
1705 Mariposa St
San Francisco, CA 94107
USA
1 415-863-8350

Their Portfolio

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94 Luxardo Amaro Abano 30% (Italy) $.00.
89 Luxardo Fernet 40% (Italy) $.00.
96 Luxardo Bitter Liqueur 25% (Italy) $25.00.
93 Luxardo Bitter Bianco Liqueur 30% (Italy) $.00.
85 Old Potrero Straight Rye Whisky 48.5% (USA) $65.00.
94 Old Potrero 18th Century Rye Whiskey 51.2% (USA) $70.00.

Straight Rye Whisky

Spirits Glass Glencairn Canadian Amber.jpg
Serve in a Glencairn Ganadian Whisky Glass
In order for a product to be categorized as a Straight Rye Whiskey, the following must be true:

Mash bill must be made up of a minimum of 51% rye.
Aged a minimum of two years.
May not contain any flavors or colors.
All of the liquid in the bottle must be distilled in the same state.