High West Double Rye Ace Spirits Quady Port Finish

HW DR Quady Port

Price: Discontinued

Distilled/Owned by: MGP & Barton / Constellation Brands

Region: America

55.4% ABV

Mashbill: MGP: 95% rye, 5% barley / Barton: 53% rye, 37% corn, 10% barley

Aged For: NAS (2 year MGP & 16 Year Barton) Additional 2 years and 6 months in Port Barrels

Cask Type: New charred oak, finished in Quady Port barrels

Chill Filtered: No

 


 

Color: Reddish Mahogany

Drank: Neat, in a glencairn.

Nose: Thick caramel and raisins, cinnamon, chocolate, oak, and brown sugar

Mouthfeel: Intermediate and wet

Palate/Taste: Rye spices, rich dark fruit, mint, blackberries, and leather

Finish: Light to medium warmth, long lasting, oak, cinnamon, cognac, port, and caramel with a bit of rye

Thoughts: Delicious, it’s obviously very similar to MWND but with the spice turned down and the fruit notes turned up.

Score: 86 out of 100

 

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