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WhistlePig PiggyBack Rye Review

Tasting Notes & Ratings

Expert Rating: 78

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Distillery Tasting Notes

WhistlePig, LLC ~ Whistle Pig

NOSE: Fresh cinnamon, black peppercorn, a hint of tangerine, and grapefruit zest. PALATE: Powerfully spicy, with cocoa, cardamom and cured leather flavors. FINISH: Wonderfully lengthy, with baking spices, vanilla, and hints of citrus.

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Proof: 96.56
Alcohol by volume (ABV): 48.28%
Aged: Rye aged 4 years, Wheat aged 5 years, Barley aged 5 years
Mash Bill: 45% Rye Aged 4 Years, 30% Wheat Aged 5 Years, 25% Barley Aged 5 Years
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Ratings Key

Ratings breakdown based on a 100 point scale.

  • 100 Unsurpassable (The GOAT)
  • 95-99 Exceptional
  • 90-94 Excellent
  • 85-89 Great
  • 80-84 Good
  • 75-79 Above Average
  • 70-74 Average
  • 65-69 Below Average. Mixer, at best
  • 60-64 Bad
  • 50-59 Drain Pour
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