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Russell's Reserve Single Barrel Rye Whiskey
$59.99
750ml | SKU 84666
9 Available
About

Russell’s Reserve Single Barrel is essentially a higher proof single barrel offering for stores and restaurants to select barrels of Russell’s Reserve Rye and Bourbon for purchase.  In this case, we’re taking a little trip with the newest of the lineup, the Russell’s Reserve Single Barrel Rye.  Unlike the standard Russell’s Reserve Rye (Small Batch), this is bottled at 104 proof and as a single barrel, will vary a bit from each bottling.  Though there is no age statement on the bottle, we are told these are a minimum of 6 years old, but will likely be closer to 8 for most selections.  This was selected by Liquor Barn in Louisville, KY.

If you’ve been a reader for long, you’ll remember we didn’t much care for the small batch offering of this rye whiskey, but we liked the 10 year small batch bourbon, and we really liked the 10 year old single barrel bourbon.  So I was intrigued to finally get around to reviewing this single barrel rye, as the general press has been positive.

Appearance
Light Amber

Nose
Black Pepper Rye spice is the clear dominant note here, but beneath that are hints of light fruits, simple syrup, and graham cracker.

Palate
Once again, there’s lots of black pepper and rye spice that hits the outer periphery of the tongue with a vein of sweet candied fruit and syrup down the middle of the palate.


Producer
Country
USA
Region
Kentucky
Type
Whiskey
Proof
104
Barcode: 721059002097