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Old Overholt

Old Overholt
Bottled-In-Bond Straight Rye Whiskey

Category: Straight Rye Whisky

Date Tasted:
Country: USA
Alcohol: 50%
92 Points
Gold Medal
Exceptional
$24
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Old Overholt
Bottled-In-Bond Straight Rye Whiskey

Category: Straight Rye Whisky

Date Tasted:
Country: USA
Alcohol: 50%
Golden amber color. Aromas of rich chocolate brownies, hot corn bread, roasted nut melange, hints of espresso, and gingersnaps with a round, vibrant, medium-to-full body and a warming, subtle, long coconut layer bar and mint-chocolate finish. A rich, nutty Rye Whisky with a chocolatey underbelly.

Tasting Info

Spirits Glass Style: Rich
Aroma Aroma: rich chocolate brownies, hot corn bread, roasted nut melange, hints of espresso, and gingersnaps
Taste Flavor: coconut layer bar and mint-chocolate
Smoothness Smoothness: Warming
Finish Finish: Normal
Enjoy Enjoy: neat, on the rocks and with cigars
Bottom Line Bottom Line: A rich, nutty Rye Whisky with a chocolatey underbelly.

The Producer or Importer

Beam Suntory Inc.

The Producer or  Importer
222 W. Merchandise Mart Plaza Ste. 1600
Chicago, IL 60654
USA

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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.