Price: $35 for 750ml
Distilled/Owned by: MGP / James Pepper
Mashbill: 95% Rye, 5% malted barley
Aged For: 2 years
Cask Type: New charred oak
Chill Filtered: No
Drank: Neat, in a glencairn.
Nose: Strong herbal overtone with rye spice and underlying dill, very alcohol forward
Mouthfeel: Hot and oily
Palate/Taste: Herb blast with a strong sour vegetal taste. Pepper, oak, mint, and turpentine.
Finish: Medium length and hot, with peppers, dill, earthy rye, and eucalyptus.
Thoughts: It was overwhelming hot and herbal for my palate, it reminds me of an unrefined HW Double Rye (with good reason) and I’m not a fan.
Score: 67 out of 100