About Straight Wheat Whiskey

About Straight Wheat Whiskey
In order for a product to be categorized as a Straight Wheat Whiskey, the following must be true:

Mash bill must be comprised of a minimum of 51% wheat.
Aged a miminum of two years.
May not contain any flavors or colorings.
All of the liquid in the bottle must be distilled in the same state.

Top Picks for Straight Wheat Whiskey

Old Elk Straight Wheat Whiskey
94 points
Golden amber color. Aromas and flavors of orange marmalade, clove-spiced apples, toffee, and hints of tiramisu with a velvety, vibrant, dry light-to-medium body and an even, layered, medium-long finish with accents of pineapple, limestone, black pepper, star anise, and turmeric. A spicy, well-refined Wheat Whiskey with great minerality and a smooth-sipping texture.
94 points $64.99
Middle West Straight Wheat Whiskey
92 points
Amber color. Aromas and flavors of sweet brandied cherry, vanilla bean, coconut cookies, creamy caramel, and autumn leaves with a satiny, vibrant, dry medium-to-full body and a smooth, complex, long finish that exhibits accents of nutmeg, egg custard tart, flaky baklava, and milk chocolate finish. A mature, stately wheat whiskey that will be well-appreciated by bourbon connoisseurs.
92 points $42.18
Boot Hill Straight Wheat Whiskey
90 points
Amber color. Aromas and flavors of cinnamon sticky buns, honey butter, gingerbread cookie dough, Boston cream pie, and cola with a slightly chewy, crisp, dryish medium-full body and a sleek, appealing, medium-long finish that exhibits elements of chocolate malt. Generous sweet aromas welcome the imbiber to the glass; this rich, full-bodied Wheat Whiskey is sure to satisfy.
Bernheim 7 Year Old Kentucky Straight Wheat Whiskey
89 points
Golden amber color. Aromas and flavors of caramel-drizzled peanuts, milk chocolate, buttered popcorn, hoisin sauce, and toffee-studded cookies with a satiny, vibrant, dryish medium-to-full body and a smooth, delightful, medium-long finish that presents impressions of salted caramel and whipped cream. A nutty, very Bourbon-like Wheat Whiskey that is a pleasure to sip and share.
Oregon Spirit Distillers Straight Wheat Whiskey
81 points
Golden amber color. Aromas and flavors of savory herbs, charred oak, wrapped chocolates, and black toast with a chewy, bright, dry medium body and a tingling, breezy finish with accents of blackened marshmallow and sourdough finish. A bold and smoky wheat whiskey with lots of chewy charred oak character.