Amrut Rye

Amrut Rye

Price: $200 for 750ml

Distilled/Owned by: Amrut

Region: India

50% ABV

Mashbill: 100% malted European rye

Aged For: 5 years

Cask Type: American oak casks

Chill Filtered: No

Color Added: No

Color: Copper

Drank: Neat, in a glencairn.

Nose: Cinnamon, red fruits, citrus, floral, white tea, grassy

Mouthfeel: Medium body

Palate/Taste: Lemon, sandalwood, citrus, oak, caramel, bitter

Finish: Medium warmth and length, floral, rye spices, cherry, oranges

Thoughts: This was surprising, it was very fruity and citrus forward and in no way fits with the traditional American rye profile. That said for me this didn’t land well, and given that in the U.S. it’s an expensive bottle I was not a fan.

Score: 72 out of 100

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