Minor Case Rye

Minor Case Rye

(0.7l, 45%)


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Old school Rye Whiskey with a Sherry twist
 
In 1795, America still had its first president, the O.G. Washington, and there were only fifteen states in the Union. That’s also when Jacob Beam sold his first barrels of corn Whiskey, which wasn’t even called Bourbon yet – not for decades. He concocted his Old Hake Beam not far away from where Limestone Branch distillery stands today. One of Jake’s descendants had an incredibly cool name: Minor Case Beam, and this Rye expression is dedicated to him – an innovative distiller who had to give everything up when Prohibition came.
 
Today, Minor’s great-grandsons, Steve and Paul Beam, continue the family’s long tradition. They wanted to create a fine and soft Rye Whiskey Minor Case Beam would’ve made if there were no Prohibition. This two-year-old Rye was finished in cream Sherry casks for eight months and it successfully balances sweet fruitiness, warm spices and oak. Don’t let its age fool you, either: Minor Case Rye is a masterpiece in a lovely old school bottle, and wonderfully complex. Raise the glass to not living during the Prohibition.

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caramel
sherry
oak
sweet
raisin
floral
cherry
fruit
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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
Light amber
 
Nose / Aroma / Smell
Soft but complex aroma with fruity and floral notes of summer, and a touch of rye spice.
 
Flavor / Taste / Palate
Soft cherry, raisin and caramel on the palate, followed by notes of rye spice and a lovely insinuation of Sherry.
 
Finish
Powerful and sweet finish with fruity notes that linger softly.
Ratings & Reviews
Sean
Sean,
Shockingly good taste with a light Sherry at the end
 
Paige
Paige,
Not gonna lie, I was skeptical AF with the 2 Year age statement but wow did this dram from Minor Case deliver! Caramel and vanilla are obvious on the nose that leads into a mellow spice and oak note with hints of fruit on the palette followed by a long sweet sherry finish. Literally mind blown with how clean this Rye is. Well done!
 
Blake
Blake,
Spicy and bold
 
Jason
Jason,
I am new to Rye. I think I might be more of a scotch guy. This is just a little too harsh for my taste.
 
Sam
Sam,
Excellent rye. Pour let sit and it gets a nice caramel note. Definitely will be a keeper in my collection.
 
Stephen
Stephen,
Sweet on the tongue. Hints of maple and cherry, nice finish. I really like the aftertaste, it’s quite smooth and mellow. A very good rye.
 
Mary
Mary,
This is delicious, smooth, and very easy drinking....neat and iced. I'll order it again.
 
Colton
Colton,
Best rye I’ve ever had
 
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