honey
spicy
woody
caramel
sweet
syrup
black pepper
fire
citrus
Spiral Basil Hayden's Two by Two Rye Whiskey

Basil Hayden's
Two by Two Rye Whiskey
Reviews and Tasting Notes

Appearance / Color
Golden honey.

Nose / Aroma / Smell
Rich caramel on the nose with sweet aromas of brown sugar and hints of woody rye.

Flavor / Taste / Palate
Smooth and medium-bodied blend of sweet flavors and opulent rye with woody accent.

Finish
Long, warm and lingering.
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Basil Hayden's Two by Two Rye Whiskey is adored for its honey, spicy, woody and caramel flavor notes.

This Rye is carefully distilled at Kentucky Springs Distilling Co. distillery, United States.

Based on 88 votes, the average rating for Basil Hayden's Two by Two Rye Whiskey is 7.6/10.

Top reviews for Basil Hayden's Two by Two Rye Whiskey:

— Pretty smooth, enjoyed with a piece of ice

— Wow. This blend instantly reserved a place in my favoirites list.

— Very good, nice clean taste, very enjoyable over a cube.
  • Category
    Rye
  • Style
    Blend of two Straight Rye & two Straight Bourbon Whiskeys
  • Region
    Kentucky
  • Country
    United States
  • Alcohol
    40%
  • Distillery
  • Age
    5 Year Old

Basil Hayden's Two by Two Rye Whiskey

(0.75l, 40%)


7.6/10
Ratings & Reviews
Member Reviews and Ratings of Basil Hayden's Two by Two Rye Whiskey
Edwin
Edwin,
Pretty smooth, enjoyed with a piece of ice
 
John
John,
Very good, nice clean taste, very enjoyable over a cube.
 
James
James,
One of my favorite daily rye.
 
Jon
Jon,
Good baseline for all your rye cocktails!
 
Mike
Mike,
Blah only 80 proof, much better bourbons from Basil Hayden available.
 
Chad
Chad,
Exceptionally smooth, flavorful. Hints of spice.
 
Camille
Camille,
A lady's rye!
 
Charlie
Charlie,
Perhaps expectations were too high, but weren't met regardless. Give me my old friend BH over this raunchy cousin.
 
Jamie
Jamie,
It was smooth, as expected for BH, but it just needed more... anything. Reminiscent of wet cardboard. Tasted almost watered down. Definitely not a fan.
 
Ian
Ian,
For some reviewers below it seems they may have gotten a different part of this blend, and blends like this can vary in quality depending on how the manufacturer handles their blending process and selection. From the nose to the body to the finish, my bottle has been nothing but Sweet and Smooth. The blend of 2 rye and 2 bourbon type whiskeys is an interesting choice, and the smoothness as one reviewer mentioned makes it all to easy to drink in large quantities. This works well on rocks or with a little water to open up the flavors. The taste and profile seem to change over time and mature with a little oxidation so consider letting your bottle breathe a few minutes. Worst part of the experience was the cork!
 
Corey
Corey,
For the price, this is pretty awful, I am baffled by the positive reviews. The nose let me know I was in for slap in the face, a sip later I got punched in the mouth. It is unbalanced, far from smooth, and finished harsh. I'd expect something like this for $15, not the $50+ it cost. To make sure I didn't get some sort of weird off bottle, I did some searching...and so should you, it just isn't good.
 
Ethan
Ethan,
Hey
 
Daniel
Daniel,
Wow. This blend instantly reserved a place in my favoirites list.
 
Brandon
Brandon,
Absolutely love this! Great body, smooth finish! Be careful you don't finish the whole bottle in one sitting.
 
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