Jack Daniel’s Straight Rye

Jack Daniel's Straight Rye

Paid: $30 for 1 liter

Distilled/Owned by: Jack Daniels / Brown-Forman

Region: Tennessee

45% ABV

Mashbill: 70% rye, 18% corn, 12% malted barley

Aged For: NAS

Cask Type: New charred oak, Char #3

Charcoal Filtered: Yes

 


 

Color: Auburn

Drank: Neat, in a glencairn.

Nose: Bannanas, cinnamon, rye, nutmeg, oak, and caramel, my god it’s got a lot of banana!

Mouthfeel: Medium body

Palate/Taste: Youngish, pepper, leather, heat, rye, banana, and vanilla

Finish: Hot, with pepper and oak with rye overtones. Medium length.

Thoughts: If you like bananas, have I got the rye for you! Some more age could improve this, as it isn’t horrible, but it’s very unbalanced.

Score: 75 out of 100

 

 

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