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Pikesville
Straight Rye Whiskey

Category: Straight Rye Whiskey

Date Tasted:
Country: USA
Alcohol: 55%
95 Points
Gold Medal
Exceptional
$49

Pikesville
Straight Rye Whiskey

Category: Straight Rye Whiskey

Date Tasted:
Country: USA
Alcohol: 55%
Golden amber color. Aromas and flavors of cream corn with a side of mac n’ cheese and extra ground pepper, singed rye bread, and peach wood in the smoker with brisket with a silky, soft, dry medium-to-full body and a peppery, complex, long finish with notes of black pepper venison jerky, grilled herbs on parchment paper, and mocha and coffee bean. The ABV packs a punch but layers of complexity and delicious flavors make this a go-to for Rye cocktails.

Tasting Info

Spirits Glass Style: Rich & Full
Aroma Aroma: cream corn with a side of mac n' cheese and extra ground pepper, singed rye bread, and peach wood in the smoker with brisket
Taste Flavor: Same as aromas with notes of black pepper venison jerky, grilled herbs on parchment paper, and mocha and coffee bean
Smoothness Smoothness: Peppery
Enjoy Enjoy: in cocktails, on the rocks and with cigars
Cocktail Cocktails: Sazerac, Old Fashioned, Manhattan
Bottom Line Bottom Line: The ABV packs a punch but layers of complexity and delicious flavors make this a go-to for Rye cocktails.

The Producer or Importer

Heaven Hill Brands

The Producer or  Importer
4500 Bowling Boulevard
Ste 300
Louisville, KY 40207
USA
1 502-348-3921

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Straight Rye Whiskey

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.