Ultimate Beverage Challenge 93 points - Ripe apricot, orange marmalade and toasted oats open up for a delightful bouquet. Rich, slightly honeyed, with a touch of grainy sweetness balanced by toasted earth and ripe apricot. Toasted finish which lingers nicely on the palate. (Apr 2014)
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Rye was the first true Colonial American whiskey and was the most popular spirit for more than a century. Originally made in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic states, it is now distilled primarily in Kentucky. Rittenhouse Straight Rye Whiskey is a Pennsylvania style Rye that carries a famous old Philadelphia name. "Best Buy of the Year" at the Malt Advocate Whiskey Awards at WhiskyFest New York November 2006 "North American Whiskey of the Year" 2006 San Francisco World Spirits Competition Bonded whiskey is not blended. It has been stored continuously for at least four years in wooden barrels and which is bottled at 100 proof ; it must all be the product of a single distillery, by the same distiller, during a single season and year. It is then entitled to be labeled as "bottled in bond".