Price: $45 for 750ml
Distilled/Owned by: Far North Spirits
Mashbill: 80% rye, 10% corn, 10% malted barley
Aged For: Less than 2 years
Cask Type: New charred American oak, finished in oloroso sherry and cognac casks
Chill Filtered: Yes?
Color: Dark Copper
Drank: Neat, in a glencairn.
Nose: Raisin, cinnamon, young spirit, grape, wet wood, sugar.
Palate/Taste: Sweet raspberry jam, with cinnamon, clove, and young rye grain.
Finish: Medium warmth and lasting ethanol burn with pepper and spice.
Thoughts: It needs to be aged longer in the American oak for at least 4 years before being finished, but there is potential here.
Score: 72 out of 100