Very Olde St. Nick Harvest Rye - Estate Reserve Cask Strength Rye Whiskey. Harvest Rye was selected from 100 barrels aged for several years part in Tennessee but mostly in Kentucky past several years.
Proof: 117.6 %ALC/VOL:
Nose: Sweer and spicy. Cinnamon and baking spices shine through. After some time in the glass, barrel char, light smoke, and brown sugar begin to appear.
Patale: First you will experience experience an instant blast of heat that coats the mouth, gathers in the back palate, and settles in the chest. Rye spice is the most prominent note. Than there is silky and has a slight drying effect that is followed by a Pavlovian response. There is a candy sweetness to this rye with notes of vanilla and baking spice. Lastly, there is a kick of both heat and flavor. The complexity of this whiskey coupled with its sweetness make it difficult to tease out all of the notes. Oak, rye spice, and vanilla were present.