Pikesville Rye Review [In Depth]
Distillery: Heaven Hill
Region: Kentucky, USA
Type: Rye Whiskey
Composition: 51% rye, 39% corn, 10% barley
Aged: 6 years in virgin American white oak barrels
Price: $45 (750mL)
From the Heaven Hill website:
“Prohibition shuttered most of the once-booming Maryland Rye industry, but Pikesville, produced since the 1890’s, re-emerged in 1936 and became the lone brand to keep this style of Rye alive. Having stored away extra-aged barrels, Heaven Hill reclaims the past with Pikesville Straight Rye Whiskey. Pikesville is a high-proof, super-premium straight rye whiskey, drawn from specially selected barrels aged at least 6 years. Rye Whiskey is enjoying a renaissance, led by mixologists and aficionados who enjoy its full flavor, its mixability and its long and storied history.”
pikesville rye Overview
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