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Shortbarrel Small Batch Rye 101 Review

Tasting Notes & Ratings

Expert Rating: TBD

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Distillery Tasting Notes

Made by Shortbarrel Bourbon

Mouth: Caramel, vanilla, slight mint, surprisingly sweet while holding onto the signature Shortbarrel bold, lingering spice that has become our trademark. Aroma: Rye spice hits you quickly and then fades into lightly floral notes. Slight notes of baking spices, pepper, nutmeg, cinnamon, and mint candy in the background. Finish: Despite a lower proof for some. The long, spice finish remained. It consisted of clove, rye spice, almond, oak, and tobacco leaf.

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Additional Notes

Shortbarrel Rye 101 is a blend of non-chill filtered MGP rye barrels.

Details

Proof: 101
Alcohol by volume (ABV): 50.5%
Aged: Undisclosed (5 years min)
Mash Bill: 100% Rye
Retail (MSRP): $59.99

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81 Highly Rated Bourbon Shortbarrel Small Batch Rye 101 is a Rye Lover's Rye

Mark Pringle - The Nose Overall, the nose of Shortbarrel Rye is very mild. However, when I first opened the bottle...BOOM...I was hit with a friendly and noticeable whiff of rich caramel and rye. Once the juice settled in the glass, all of that beautifu...Read More

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Ratings Key

Ratings breakdown based on a 100 point scale.

  • 90-100 Exceptional
  • 80-89 Very Good
  • 70-79 Average
  • 60-69 Below Average
  • 50-60 Drain Pour
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