I would never have guessed it was a rye whiskey! Where is the spicy crispiness of the rye?
Canadian Rye 12 Years Old
Year of Bottling
Standard (Distillery or blended)
Nose: Unusual for a whisky. Very sweet. Treacle, maple syrup. Reminiscent of a rum orange liquor. Orange peel.
Palate: Sweet and liqueur like! There is obviously added sugar. The same molasses, treacle, sugary notes as in some rum. Caramel. Creamy, vanilla custard.
Finish: Sweet and cloying. And short.
Comment: I would never have guessed it was a rye whiskey! Where is the spicy crispiness of the rye?
Nose: Bagfuls of sweetness, fudge, tablet, maple syrup covered pancakes. There\ris a zip of citrus freshness then a chilli kick. Decent oak grip too.
Palate: The sweetness continues as does the oak grip bringing a creamy custard note, vanilla Danish. Hints of cherry tobacco, dark treacle.
Finish: Sweet with a dusty dryness.
Comment: An interesting and unusual rye, but well worth a look.
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