Balcones Texas Rye 100 Proof Rye Whiskey
About Balcones Texas Rye 100 Proof Rye Whiskey
Balcones Texas Rye 100 Proof is a bold expression of American whiskey craftsmanship, originating from the heart of Texas. This 100 proof rye whiskey captures the spirit of innovation that defines Balcones Distilling. It's crafted from 100% rye, featuring a blend of elbon rye from Northwest Texas and crystal, chocolate, and roasted rye varieties. This diverse grain bill, along with the Texas climate, contributes to the whiskey's unique flavor profile. It's a celebration of local ingredients and Texas's distinctive terroir, a testament to the art of craft distilling in America.
Tasting Notes for Balcones Texas Rye 100 Proof Rye Whiskey
The aroma is rich and robust, with notes of spicy rye, caramel, and hints of dark chocolate. Full-bodied and warming, the palate is treated to a symphony of spices, toasted oak, and a touch of vanilla. The finish is long and lingering, with a spicy kick and a subtle sweetness.
- Texas Rye Manhattan: A twist on the classic Manhattan, where the whiskey's bold spice and oak notes enhance the cocktail's depth.
- Rye Old Fashioned: The intense flavors of Balcones Texas Rye bring a new dimension to this timeless cocktail, emphasizing its rich and spicy character.
Balcones Texas Rye 100 Proof is made from a blend of different rye varieties, including elbon rye from Northwest Texas. The grains are mashed, fermented, and distilled in-house at Balcones Distilling. The whiskey is then aged in new charred oak barrels, allowing the intense Texas climate to accelerate the maturation process, imparting deep, complex flavors. This meticulous process results in a rye whiskey that is both traditional and distinctly Texan in character.
750ml & 100 Proof
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