Russell’s Reserve Single Barrel Rye

Russells Reserve SB Rye

Price: $60 for 750ml

Distilled/Owned by: Wild Turkey / Campari

Region: Kentucky

52% ABV

Aged For: NAS

Chill Filtered: No

Cask Type: New charred oak, Char #4

 


 

Color: Deep tawny

Drank: Neat, in a glencairn

Nose: Fresh cut sugar cane, eucalyptus, spearmint, floral, and lavender notes

Feel: Intermediate

Taste: Rye, cinnamon, pepper, herbs, fresh grass, seasoned oak

Finish: Medium, with oak, tannins, brown sugar, molasses, flowers, and coconut water.

Thoughts: It was very herbal, but not my type of herbal, curious as to what the barrel variations are like with this.

Score: 81 out of 100

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