2019 Ultimate Spirits Challenge

Balcones Texas 100 American Rye Whiskey (United States), 50% abv, $39.99

91
Excellent,
Highly Recommended

Tasting Note:

Earthy aromas of wet leaves, mineral and clay rich soil, and freshly steamed barley are punctuated with berry overtones. The flavors are smooth and spicy, developing into coffee concentrate, dark chocolate, and a hint of smoke.

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Cocktail Recommendation:

Manhattan: 2½ Stars, Delicious
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