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Uncle Nearest

Uncle Nearest
Uncut & Unfiltered Straight Rye Whiskey Blend No. 001

Category: Straight Rye Whiskey

Date Tasted:
Country: Canada
Alcohol: 59.8%
Invests in BIPOC and female owned spirit brands
93 Points
Gold Medal
Exceptional
$149

Uncle Nearest
Uncut & Unfiltered Straight Rye Whiskey Blend No. 001

Category: Straight Rye Whiskey

Date Tasted:
Country: Canada
Alcohol: 59.8%
Golden amber color. Aromas of yeasty pizza dough, praline waffle cone, Rocky Road ice cream and chocolate malt, brewer’s yeast, grain sack, and and clay with a satiny, vibrant, dry-yet-fruity full body and a warming, compelling, medium-long raisin date protein bar, toasty cedar plank, cinnamon spiced caramelized fruits, and pumice finish. A smooth, long and winding ride down a wide rye road of earthy, grainy, and spicy flavors; pack your bags.

Tasting Info

Spirits Glass Style: Complex, Fruity, Rich & Spicy
Aroma Aroma: yeasty pizza dough, praline waffle cone, Rocky Road ice cream and chocolate malt, brewer's yeast, grain sack, and and clay
Taste Flavor: Same as aromas with nuances of raisin date protein bar, toasty cedar plank, cinnamon spiced caramelized fruits, and pumice
Smoothness Smoothness: Warming
Finish Finish: Normal
Enjoy Enjoy: neat and with drops of water
Bottom Line Bottom Line: A smooth, long and winding ride down a wide rye road of earthy, grainy, and spicy flavors; pack your bags.

The Producer

Uncle Nearest Premium Whiskey

The Producer
3125 HWY 231
Shelbyville, TN 37160
USA

Their Portfolio

94 Uncle Nearest 1856 Premium Tennessee Whiskey 50% (USA) $59.00.
95 Uncle Nearest 1884 Premium Small Batch Tennessee Whiskey 46.5% (USA) $49.00.
97 Uncle Nearest Master Blend Edition Premium Whiskey Blend No. 002 57.5% (USA) $149.00.
95 Uncle Nearest 11 Year 1820 Premium Single Barrel Tennessee Whiskey Barrel No. US-53 55.1% (USA) $120.00.
95 Uncle Nearest 11 Year 1820 Premium Single Barrel Tennessee Whiskey Barrel No. US-53 55.1% (USA) $120.00.
94 Uncle Nearest 1856 Premium Aged Tennessee Whiskey 50% (USA) $59.00.
88 Uncle Nearest 1884 Small Batch Tennessee Whiskey 46.5% (USA) $49.00.
96 Uncle Nearest Master Blend Edition Premium Tennessee Whiskey 55.5% (USA) $149.00.
89 Uncle Nearest 1856 Tennessee Whiskey 50% (USA) $59.00.
89 Uncle Nearest 1884 Small Batch Tennessee Whiskey 46.5% (USA) $49.00.
94 Uncle Nearest Master Blend Edition Tennessee Whiskey Blend No. 017 60.5% (USA) $149.00.
93 Uncle Nearest Straight Rye Whiskey 50% (USA) $39.00.
87 Uncle Nearest Straight Rye Whiskey 50% (USA) $39.00.
93 Uncle Nearest Uncut & Unfiltered Straight Rye Whiskey Blend No. 001 59.8% (USA) $149.00.
87 Uncle Nearest Uncut & Unfiltered Straight Rye Whiskey Blend No. 001 59.8% (USA) $149.00.
94 Uncle Nearest Single Barrel No. 002 Rye Whiskey 59% (USA) $89.00.
92 Uncle Nearest Single Barrel No. 002 Rye Whiskey 59% (USA) $89.00.
93 Uncle Nearest Single Barrel No. 061 Tennessee Whiskey 60.5% (USA) $79.00.
89 Uncle Nearest Single Barrel No. 061 Tennessee Whiskey 60.5% (USA) $79.00.
89 Uncle Nearest 1856 Tennessee Whiskey 50% (USA) $59.00.
89 Uncle Nearest 1884 Small Batch Tennesee Whiskey 46.5% (USA) $49.00.
94 Uncle Nearest Master Blend Edition Tennessee Whiskey Blend No. 017 60.5% (USA) $149.00.
93 Uncle Nearest Uncut & Unfiltered Straight Rye Whiskey Blend No. 001 59.8% (Canada) $149.00.
93 Uncle Nearest Straight Rye Whiskey 50% (Canada) $59.00.
94 Uncle Nearest Single Barrel No. 002 Rye Whiskey 59% (Canada) $89.00.
93 Uncle Nearest Single Barrel No. 061 Tennessee Whiskey 60.5% (USA) $79.00.

Straight Rye Whiskey

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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.