WhistlePig Double Malt 18 Year Old 2nd Edition

The second edition of the oldest WhistlePig rye is a beautiful 18-year-old that is crafted with a carefully thought out mash bill of 79% rye, 15% malted rye, and 6% malted barley for a spicy, oaky, earthy, and floral character.
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Founded in 2008, WhistlePig is now the most awarded rye whiskey maker in the world. Their remote 500-acre hard-working farm in bucolic Shoreham, Vermont, is the perfect place to perfect their experiments with blending and finishing, ultimately leading to a portfolio of deeply complex rye whiskeys. In 2017 WhistlePig was awarded the coveted "Best In Show Whiskey" title from the San Francisco World Spirits Competition. Until his passing in 2018 the WhistlePig farm had been home to the founding father of craft whiskey, Master Distiller Dave Pickerell.

Their vision is to respect tradition and embrace progress, protecting what makes rye whiskey great, and at the same time innovating to make it better. After years of devotion to patient aging and innovative blending, WhistlePig has turned their attention to experimenting with grain, namely the practice of malting rye. Before industrial catalysts were introduced to increase efficiency, farmer distillers would malt a small portion of their rye harvest in order to access the grain's starch content and set off the fermentation process.

The WhistlePig 18 Year Old is their oldest rye whiskey. The 2nd Edition is crafted with a mash bill of 79% rye, 15% malted rye, and 6% malted barley. The recipe is meticulously thought out with the rye taking care of the bold and peppery spice notes, the malted rye bringing floral and earthy undertones, and the malted barley bringing its rich sweetness and toasted notes. The exquisite bottle comes from the renowned Vermont glassmaking workshop of Simon Pearce.

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Proof 92 (46% ABV)
Distiller/Bottler Name Alberta Distillers, Ltd.
Size 750mL
An oaky sweetness is on the nose with berries, nutmeg, and toasted oak. It's spicy on the palate with additional fruity and floral undertones, as well as vanilla and oak notes that develop over time. The finish is long and spicy.
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