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Roundstone Rye

Organic Rye

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@quirkzooReview by @quirkzoo

24th Mar 2014


  • Nose
  • Taste
  • Finish
  • Balance
  • Overall

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Thanks to @neorunner at talkbeer.com for sending me this bottle. Finishing it off tonight so I decided I better review it while I still can.

Batch B13A7

Pretty light in color, the label says aged less than 2 years in new white oak.

Nose is relatively light, honey up front with some "rye spiciness" behind it.

The body is a bit bigger than I was expecting from the nose but still in the mid range.

The palate leads with an alcohol flavor that is not harsh but not as smooth as one would hope from a 40% offering. That spice is still there without much sweetness to back it up.

Overall this is a decent enough bottle though it lacks the balance, complexity or depth as other offerings that have more age behind them. I am hopeful that as this distillery is able to let it's rye spend more time in the barrel they will be able to offer a more bottle.




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