In 2006, Templeton released their 4-year-old whiskey. This sourced product was based on a nearly century-old recipe developed by Alphonse Kerkhoff in Templeton, Iowa. The Templeton 4-year-old Rye Whiskey was distilled at MGP in Lawrenceburg, Indiana. Following its first release, the company quickly experienced its fair share of controversy after they were subject of a class-action lawsuit over alleged deceptive marketing practices. This spirit is 80 proof. ColorLight Gold NoseThe nose has a candy sweetness. Winter-mint, white sugar, dill, and alcohol notes were present. PalateThe first sip has a thin viscosity and caused a slight tingle on the tip of the tongue. Rye spices and a faint dill note were present. The second sip presented notes of honey, vanilla, wintergreen gum, and dill. The third sip had a candy sweetness and caramel. These were followed by a faint rose note. FinishThe finish was short and presented with notes of oak, vanilla, and cinnamon.

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