McKenzie Rye 6 Year BIB 750ml

EAN Code: 718356870610
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  • Bottled in Bond rye whiskey produced by Finger Lakes Distilling in Burdett, New York
  • Designated Empire Rye, a trademarked style of rye inspired by pre-prohibition New York rye whiskey
  • Mash bill of 80% rye and 20% 6-Row malted barley, all grown in New York
  • 2–3-day fermentation
  • Distilled in a 25-foot copper continuous still and thumper
  • Aged 6 years in heavy char barrels
  • A nose of dried peanut shells, petrol, hay, and cherry blossom leads to a juicy palate of dynamic rye spice and a hint of grappa on the finish
  • NY Farm Distillery License eligible
  • Non-chill filtered; 50% ABV

Only a whiskey made according to the strict standards established by the Empire Rye Whiskey Association—a collaborative project between New York distilleries—may label their whiskeys “Empire Rye.” To bear this designation, the whiskey must be produced from at least 75% New York-grown rye, distilled to no more than 160 proof, barreled at no less than 115 proof, and aged at least 2 years in new, charred oak. Furthermore, mashing, fermentation, distillation, barreling, and aging must take place at a single New York State distillery. Additionally, this 6-year-old rye is produced in accordance with the Bottled in Bond Act of 1897 which stipulates production by a single distiller in a single season, a minimum of 4 years aging in a federally bonded rickhouse, and a final bottling proof of 100.


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