Dry Fly Straight Triticale Whiskey

Dry Fly Straight Triticale Whiskey

(0.7l, 44%)


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The smoothness of Wheat Whiskey with enough rye spice to entice.

Don Poffenroth and Kent Fleischmann were two fishing buddies standing knee deep in a stream. In hushed tones they discussed how lucky they were to live in the beautiful Pacific Northwest… and some drinking was going on too. Soon, they hatched a plan. In 2007 they founded Dry Fly Distillery — the first legal distillery in Washington State since Prohibition. They use the finest local ingredients to craft their award-winning spirits with a line-up that has grown to include five Whiskies, Two Gins, and Vodka.

While some other world Whiskies use Triticale as a component, Dry Fly Straight Triticale Whiskey is the only Straight Triticale Whiskey. Anywhere... In the world... If you are new to Triticale, it’s a hybrid of wheat and rye. Sounds perfect for Whiskey, right? And so it is — delivering the smoothness of wheat and a light peppery-ginger flavor and aroma of rye. It’s aged three years in new American oak and bottled at 88 proof/44% ABV.

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The word triticale comes from the Latin family names of wheat (Triticum) and rye (Secale) thus “Triti-cale.” It was developed in Scotland and Germany in the 1800s to cross-breed a productive, flavorful grain to grow in harsher conditions.

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spicy
vanilla
caramel
floral
lavender
wheat
earthy
rye
fruit
What does Dry Fly Straight Triticale Whiskey taste like?

The Flavour Spiral™ shows the most common flavours that you'll taste in Dry Fly Straight Triticale Whiskey and gives you a chance to have a taste of it before actually tasting it.

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Rye Whiskey is made from mash that is at least 51 per cent rye. The grain gives rye Whiskey its spicy, sometimes peppery, and bitter flavour. Rye was a big seller before Prohibition. After decades in obscurity, it’s fashionable again. George Washington distilled rye Whiskey at Mount Vernon.

Tasting Notes

Appearance / Color
Medium amber. 

Nose / Aroma / Smell
Earthy-spicy vanilla and caramel with a dash of fruit and lavender. 

Flavor / Taste / Palate
The palate leans toward Wheat with Rye spice on the back palate and some floral notes. 

Finish
Long and smooth with a burst of Rye spice on the tail.

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Ratings & Reviews
Mathew
Mathew,
Fruity nose. Sweet, caramel, spicy finish. I don’t get the floral or earthy tones. Pretty average.
 
Katherine
Katherine,
It is spicy, but still balanced. I got the floral notes on the nose.
 
guest
guest,
Not very smooth all I tasted was spice not really any other flavors
 
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