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
Bernheim 7 Year Old Small Batch Kentucky Straight Wheat Whiskey
93 points
Golden amber color. Aromas and flavors of flour, sugar, vanilla, cocoa, bread dough and butter.. smells like walking in to a bakery, water cracker and flan, frosted mini wheats, and cheese cake with a round, vibrant, dry medium-to-full body and a warming, complex, medium-long finish that shows notes of buttered and sweetened croissant topped with raspberry preserves. A tasty, sweet and aromatic Whiskey that deserves a place in your Whiskey bunker.
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
Storm King Distilling Co. 3 Year Old Colorado Straight Wheat Whiskey
91 points
Dark amber color. Aromas and flavors of cherry pie with a buttery, sugary, flaky crust, cherry cola, and white pepper with a round, crisp, dry medium-full body and a warming, medium-long finish with notes of cherry syrup, pastry dough, and chocolate covered cherries with another 4 varieties of cherry. Delicious cherry, berry, and sweet pastry flavors; an after dinner sipper to enjoy all evening.
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.
Bare Knuckle Straight Wheat Whiskey
88 points
Copper color. Aromas of steel cut oats, fresh grain, and marzipan with a chewy, crisp, dry medium body and a warming, medium-length hints of cedar, dark chocolate, black tea, and dried fruits finish. A rich and grain-centric Wheat Whiskey.
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.