Clyde Mays Csk Strength Rye 9 Year

Vendor Clyde Mays
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Prepare for an extraordinary whiskey experience with Clyde May's Cask Strength Rye 9 Year. A testament to the art of distillation and aging, this exceptional rye whiskey represents the pinnacle of Alabama's distilling heritage. Crafted with precision and aged for nine years in charred oak barrels, it boasts a bold and robust flavor profile that is sure to captivate even the most discerning whiskey enthusiasts.

Heritage and Legacy: Rooted in the heart of Alabama, Clyde May's Cask Strength Rye 9 Year pays homage to the enduring legacy of Clyde May, a legendary moonshiner celebrated for his unwavering commitment to quality and craftsmanship. Inspired by his pioneering spirit, this rye whiskey is a tribute to the rich tradition of Alabama distilling, honoring the timeless art of whiskey-making with every sip.

Exceptional Quality: From grain to glass, Clyde May's Cask Strength Rye 9 Year is crafted with the highest standards of quality and integrity. Aged for nine years in charred oak barrels, this whiskey undergoes a meticulous aging process that allows it to develop a depth of character and complexity that is truly unparalleled. Each batch is hand-selected by our master distillers to ensure the utmost quality and consistency, resulting in a whiskey of exceptional smoothness and richness.

Flavor Profile: Upon first sip, Clyde May's Cask Strength Rye 9 Year envelops the palate with a bold and robust flavor profile. Rich notes of caramel, dark chocolate, and toasted oak mingle with hints of baking spices and dried fruit, creating a symphony of flavors that dance on the tongue. The whiskey's cask strength amplifies its intensity, delivering a powerful and unforgettable taste experience that lingers long after the last sip.

Versatility: Whether enjoyed neat, on the rocks, or as the foundation for craft cocktails, Clyde May's Cask Strength Rye 9 Year is a versatile spirit that shines in any setting. Its bold flavors and undeniable complexity make it the perfect companion for special occasions, celebrations, and moments of quiet reflection alike.

A Moment to Remember: Share a moment of Alabama heritage and tradition with Clyde May's Cask Strength Rye 9 Year. Whether savored with friends or enjoyed in solitude, it's a whiskey that invites you to slow down, savor the moment, and appreciate the timeless pleasures of life.

Elevate your whiskey collection with Clyde May's Cask Strength Rye 9 Year and experience the true essence of Alabama craftsmanship and hospitality in every sip. Cheers to tradition, legacy, and the art of fine whiskey-making.



Tasting Notes

Appearance: In the glass, Clyde May's Cask Strength Rye 9 Year presents a deep amber hue, hinting at its long maturation in charred oak barrels.

Nose: The aroma is bold and inviting, with robust notes of caramelized sugar, toasted oak, and warm baking spices dominating the bouquet. Layers of dark chocolate and dried fruit add depth and complexity, while a subtle hint of rye spice lingers in the background, promising an intense and satisfying tasting experience.

Palate: On the palate, Clyde May's Cask Strength Rye 9 Year delivers an explosion of flavor. Rich caramel and velvety vanilla dance alongside bold flavors of dark chocolate, espresso, and toasted nuts, creating a symphony of taste sensations that captivate the senses. The whiskey's high proof amplifies its intensity, enveloping the palate in a warm and luxurious embrace that lingers long after each sip.

Finish: The finish is long and lingering, with the whiskey's bold flavors gradually tapering off to reveal a subtle sweetness and a hint of oak. As the last remnants fade, a sense of warmth and satisfaction remains, inviting another sip to prolong the experience.

Distillery Information

Clyde May's Bourbon also comes from Conecuh Ridge Distillery, so in effect, it is Alabama's State Spirit, albeit, once removed. Alabama Style Whiskey is a little bit different from bourbon as it is finished with a small amount of apples.Louisville's Luckett & Farley Designs Clyde May's Distillery in Troy, Alabama. Conecuh Brands, LLC opens its new distillery, Conecuh Ridge Distillery, in Troy, AL. The distillery will produce Clyde May's Alabama whiskey, bourbon and rye.
Conecuh Ridge Whiskey is a type of whiskey produced and officially marketed as "Clyde May's Alabama Style Whiskey" by Conecuh Ridge Distillery Inc. It is marketed as a high-quality aged moonshine whiskey which was produced illegally in Alabama during the mid to late 20th century.
This is as straight as a Straight Bourbon gets with a mash bill of 78% corn, 12% rye, and 10% malted barley. It's matured in new American oak for between four and five years and bottled at 46% ABV.
Aged 4 to 5 years in new 53 gallon oak barrels and is non-chill filtered. You get dried orchard fruits on the nose and spice on the palate. A full and smooth choice, best either on the rocks or in a May's Manhattan.
Clyde May proudly served in the Army's 77th Infantry Division during World War II. He earned a Bronze Star and a Purple Heart while commanding a 12-man rifle squad. Clyde's misfortune of being wounded in battle turned into a pretty good thing for whiskey-loving Conecuh Ridge locals.