Colonel E.H. Taylor Rye

EH taylor rye

Contains no corn I have heard, which sets it apart from baby saz. These eternally sit on the shelves waiting for someone around me.

Paid: $75 for 750ml

Distilled/Owned by: Buffalo Trace / Sazerac

Region: Frankfort, Kentucky

50% ABV

Aged For: NAS

Mashbill: Buffalo Trace Rye Mashbill

Cask Type: New charred oak, Char #4

Chill Filtered: Unknown

Drank: Neat, in a glencairn



Color: Golden Barley

Nose: Dill, rye spice, cinnamon, cedar wood, cracked pepper, very herbal.

Taste: Caramel, black pepper, cigar tobacco, more herbal notes, birch root.

Finish: Dry with oak, mint, and more dill flavors. Medium warmth and length.

Thoughts: When I originally reviewed this I was still fairly new to ryes, but at the price it goes for I wouldn’t grab it as my go to rye.

Score: 79 out of 100

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