Pike Creek Port Finish

Pike Creek

Price: $25 for 750ml

Distilled/Owned by: Corby Distillery / Corby Spirit

Region: Canada

40% ABV

Aged For: 10 Years

Mashbill: Undisclosed

Cask Type: Ex-Bourbon, finished in port pipes

Chill Filtered: Unknown

Color Added: Unknown

 


 

Color: Tawny

Drank: Neat, in a glencairn

Nose: Port wine, dried fruits, raisins, walnuts, caramel, oak, and alcohol

Feel: Medium bodied

Taste: Oranges, apples, vanilla, brown sugar, port soaked oak

Finish: Soft, medium length, oak, caramel, dried fruits, honey

Thoughts: The port finish shows heavily, giving it a very fruity flavor.

Score: 80 out of 100

 

Lot 40 Rye

Lot 40

Price: $30 for 750ml

Distilled/Owned by: Corby Distillery / Corby Spirit

Region: Canada

43% ABV

Aged For: NAS

Mashbill: 90% rye, 10% malted rye

Chill Filtered: Yes

Color Added: Yes

 


 

Color: Copper

Drank: Neat, in a glencairn

Nose: Rye, cinnamon, dill, citrus, oranges, oak

Feel: Light bodied

Taste: Rye, dill, chocolate, cinnamon, cedar wood, caramel, toasted bread

Finish: Rye and wood with cinnamon and pepper, shorter in length with a gentle warmth.

Thoughts: A great buy if you can find it for under $30, it’s a good expression of an actual Canadian rye, with a good mix of flavors.

Score: 80 out of 100