High West Bourye Limited Sighting
  • Category Rye
  • Country United States
  • Region Utah
  • Distillery High West
  • Age 10 Year Old
  • Style Blended Straight Whiskey
  • Alcohol 46%
California residents: Click here for Proposition 65 WARNING.
  • rye
  • spicy
  • clove
  • cinnamon
  • caramel
  • butter
  • pecan
  • sweet
  • toffee

High West

Bourye Limited Sighting (0.7l, 46%)
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Character Goatson
A super high-quality blend of Bourbon and Rye that form a supremely delicious American Whiskey.
 
A fateful tour of Makers Mark Distillery in 2009 inspired David Perkins and his wife Jane to start their own operation. David — a former biochemist — basically said, “Hey, I can do that!” and moved his family to Utah and set up shop. Success has come hard and fast, and they now produce and market a range of products including their four core Whiskies, three current limited releases, two bottled cocktails, and two specialty Spirits.
 
“Bourye” is a combination of the words Bourbon and Rye. High West Bourye Whiskey is harder to define. They’ve been making this concoction since 2015 and each year the configuration is a bit different. But we can say that this year’s edition is a proprietary blend of Straight Bourbon and premium Rye Whiskies — all sourced from MGP in Indiana — aged a minimum of ten years. The exact ratio is considered a state secret, but the result is an extremely tasty Spirit bottled at a perfect 46% ABV.
 
Smartass corner:
The label for High West Bourye Limited Sighting has the image of a “jackalope” — rural myth of a large, antlered jackrabbit (combination of jackrabbit and antelope). Tall tales are told to this day to entertain the tourist across the great western states.
  • Category Rye
  • Country United States
  • Region Utah
  • Distillery High West
  • Age 10 Year Old
  • Style Blended Straight Whiskey
  • Alcohol 46%
California residents: Click here for Proposition 65 WARNING.
Appearance / Color
Warm Mahogany
 
Nose / Aroma / Smell
Honestly, the aroma is like warm pancakes with melted butter and cinnamon.
 
Flavor / Taste / Palate
The palate is complex with raw pecan, Cracker Jacks, plenty of Rye spice, and dash of clove.
 
Finish 
The finish is medium-length with sweet toffee and baking spices.
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  • rye
  • spicy
  • clove
  • cinnamon
  • caramel
  • butter
  • pecan
  • sweet
  • toffee
Dog Dogson's Smartass corner
Character Dogson
George Washington famously loved his Rye Whiskey. In fact, after he served as the first president of the United States, he returned to his farm at Mount Vernon and started a small Rye distillery of his own.
A decade ago there were only 6 brands of Rye Whiskey hailing from Kentucky, nowadays there are more than 50!
Rye sparked the first revolution after the American Independence. It was called the Whiskey Rebellion, and it arose when the government tried to tax Whiskey and enforce the taxation on distillers. The lesson here? Don't mess with a Whiskey drinker's dram.
Rye - think of it as Bourbon's edgier cousin. It’s known for what many call a spicy or fruity flavor. Rye (distilled from at least 51% Rye) is not on the sweet side and tends to have a spicier body. That’s why the character of a cocktail made from Rye, instead of Bourbon, is drier.
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Dog Dogson's Smartass corner
Character Dogson
George Washington famously loved his Rye Whiskey. In fact, after he served as the first president of the United States, he returned to his farm at Mount Vernon and started a small Rye distillery of his own.
A decade ago there were only 6 brands of Rye Whiskey hailing from Kentucky, nowadays there are more than 50!
Rye sparked the first revolution after the American Independence. It was called the Whiskey Rebellion, and it arose when the government tried to tax Whiskey and enforce the taxation on distillers. The lesson here? Don't mess with a Whiskey drinker's dram.
Rye - think of it as Bourbon's edgier cousin. It’s known for what many call a spicy or fruity flavor. Rye (distilled from at least 51% Rye) is not on the sweet side and tends to have a spicier body. That’s why the character of a cocktail made from Rye, instead of Bourbon, is drier.
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