Knob Creek Kentucky Straight Rye Whiskey

Knob Creek Kentucky Straight Rye Whiskey

Knob Creek Kentucky Straight Rye Whiskey

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Introducing Knob Creek Kentucky Straight Rye Whiskey – a robust and flavorful expression that pays homage to the rich tradition of American rye whiskey. Crafted with meticulous attention to detail, this rye is a testament to Knob Creek's commitment to quality and authenticity.

In the glass, it reveals a warm amber hue, offering a visual prelude to the complexity within. The nose is greeted with an enticing blend of bold rye spice, vanilla, and a touch of caramel, setting the stage for a well-rounded tasting experience.

The palate is a harmonious dance of flavors, where the signature rye spiciness takes center stage. Layers of toffee, cinnamon, and a hint of dried fruit create a full-bodied and satisfying profile. The carefully selected barrels and patient maturation contribute to the whiskey's depth and character.

The finish is a lingering embrace of warmth and spice, leaving a lasting impression that invites another contemplative sip. Knob Creek Kentucky Straight Rye Whiskey is a versatile choice, perfect for sipping neat, on the rocks, or as the foundation for classic cocktails.

Celebrate the bold and distinctive character of American rye whiskey with Knob Creek. Elevate your whiskey experience with the robust flavors and authenticity that define Knob Creek Kentucky Straight Rye – a true expression of the rye whiskey heritage.

In the glass, Knob Creek Kentucky Straight Rye Whiskey exhibits a rich amber hue, offering a visual invitation to the robust flavors within. The clarity and depth suggest a whiskey of substance and character.

Upon nosing, the bold aroma of rye spice takes the lead, complemented by inviting notes of vanilla and a subtle undertone of caramel. The bouquet is both assertive and inviting, setting the stage for the depth of the whiskey.

The first sip is a journey into the heart of rye complexity. A wave of assertive spice dominates, revealing the true character of this straight rye. Toffee and cinnamon notes add a layer of sweetness, creating a full-bodied and satisfying palate. The careful maturation in charred barrels contributes to the whiskey's depth and richness.

The finish is a lingering embrace of warmth and spice. Knob Creek Kentucky Straight Rye Whiskey leaves a lasting impression on the palate, with the rye spice evolving gracefully. The final notes invite reflection and beckon for another sip.

Knob Creek is an American brand of Kentucky straight bourbon whiskey produced by Beam Suntory (a subsidiary of Suntory Holdings of Osaka, Japan) at the Jim Beam distillery in Clermont, Kentucky.
It is produced by the Knob Creek Distillery, which is located in Clermont, Kentucky, and has been making whiskey since 1795. This rye whiskey is made from a blend of the finest rye grains and aged in new, charred American oak barrels for a minimum of 9 years.
100% RYE (95% RYE, 5% MALTED RYE) AGED AT LEAST 4 YEARS. 100 PROOF (50% Alc/Vol) Appearance: Extra rich, unfiltered deep amber color. Nose: Spicy and detailed, showing mint, black pepper, and vanilla with hints of orange and oak.
Rye's mash bill must, by law, consist of at least 51% rye. Most rye whiskeys use malted barley or corn as the other grains. As with bourbon, ground grain is mixed with water and a bit of mash from a previous distillation, in what's known as a sour-mash process. This introduces yeasts from the previous distillation.
Knob Creek Rye is patiently aged for seven years in deeply charred barrels and bottled at 100 proof to give it the signature Knob Creek full flavor. At seven years, Knob Creek Rye achieves its optimal flavor profile resulting in the perfect balance between sweet barrel notes and spicy rye character.
It's a widely available and relatively affordable rye whiskey from Jim Beam, one of the largest American whiskey distilleries also known for Basil Hayden, Baker's, Knob Creek Bourbon, and Booker's.
Beam doesn't disclose its mashbill, but it's believed Knob Creek Rye is a barely legal rye at just over 51% rye. For supposedly being a little over 51% rye, the nose is surprisingly expressive and more inline with higher percentage rye whiskeys. Fresh cracked rye grain, green apple, and charred oak mingle together.

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