Russell’s Reserve 6-Year Rye

Russell's Reserve  6 Rye

Paid: $45 for 750ml

Distilled/Owned by: Wild Turkey / Campari

Region: Kentucky

45% ABV

Mashbill: 65% rye, 23%c corn, 12% malted barley

Aged For: 6 years

Cask Type: New charred  Oak, Char #4

Chill Filtered: Yes?

 


 

Color: Amber

Drank: Neat, in a glencairn.

Nose: Vanilla, caramel, rye, and dry wood

Mouthfeel: Intermediate

Palate/Taste: Vanilla, caramel, and cinnamon make for an almost repeat of the nose. A slip of pepper and rye.

Finish: Shorter and only slight warmth, vanilla and caramel flavors.

Thoughts: It’s not a very bold rye, very straightforward with a disappointing finish, but still an enjoyable sip.

Score: 80 out of 100

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