Rod & Hammer Slo Stills Distiller's Reserve Rye Whiskey

$43.99

This product is available in: CA, NE, NH, ND Unfortunately, we can't ship to PO Boxes and APO addresses.

Size750mL Proof80 (40% ABV)
This unique rye whiskey is brought to proof with distilled and purified Pacific Ocean water. Aged 12 months in new American oak, the expression was featured on Wine Enthusiast's "Top 100 Spirits 2020" List.

This product is available in: CA, NE, NH, ND Unfortunately, we can't ship to PO Boxes and APO addresses.

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Note:  Once an order has been safely & successfully delivered, we do not accept returns due to change of heart or taste. Due to state regulations, we cannot accept the return of alcohol purchased by a customer in error.

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About Rod & Hammer Slo Stills Distiller's Reserve Rye Whiskey

Founded more than a decade ago by California surfer Rodney “Rod” Cegelski, and Aussie Hamish “Hammer” Marshall, Rod & Hammer's Slo Stills crafts American spirits. The story of Slo Stills began in 1988 at the Slo Brew brewery. In 2012 they distilled and aged their first whiskey, a rye beer mash made in the original Garden street copper kettle. They realize that the most important ingredient and the crucial part of distilling is time ― hence the name. Their other not-so-secret ingredient is purified oceanic water, as every spirit of theirs is cut with Pacific Ocean water. "California meets Australia," as they say.

Dried & malted grains are milled, exposing the starches within. Then they add water, cooking the mash in order to convert those starches to sugars. Yeast is then added to the wort in fermenting tanks, starting the fermentation process that converts the sugars to alcohol, and turns the wort into beer. This beer is then distilled. The resultant spirit is then transferred to charred new American Oak barrels, where it matures from 6 months to 2 years or more. Before bottling the spirit is filtered and brought to proof with purified oceanic water.

The Distiller's Reserve Rye Whiskey is a small-batch spirit that's crafted with a 60% rye beer mash. It then spends 12 months in 15-gallon new American white oak barrels before being cut to proof with distilled and purified Pacific Ocean water. Bottled at 80 proof, it features a delicate balance of spice, smoothness, and delicious rye malt, caramel, maple, and vanilla notes. The expression was featured on Wine Enthusiast's "Top 100 Spirits 2020" List.

Get your bottle of this masterfully balanced rye whiskey today!

About Rye

As American as the bald eagle, rye whiskey was first brewed in the American Northeast in the 1600s. Even George Washington distilled it after leaving the Oval Office, so there’s no way of denying its origin.
It’s distinguished from bourbon for its original and unique spicy notes.


By law, rye whiskey must be made from at least 51% rye grain, aged in new and charred oak barrels for at least two years, and bottled at no more than 62,5% ABV.


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The nose opens with rye spice, vanilla, orange zest, and maple aromas. It's spicy on the palate with caramel, rye malt, and vanilla notes. The finish is smooth with lingering caramel and cloves.
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