Minor Case Rye

Minor Case Rye

(0.7l, 45%)


7.9/10
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$37.99
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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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spicy
caramel
sherry
oak
sweet
raisin
floral
cherry
fruit
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Moonshine Whiskey is distilled from a varied mix of corn and sugar and is aged in Mason jars and jugs for the length of time that it takes the customers to get home.

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
Sam
Sam,
Excellent rye. Pour let sit and it gets a nice caramel note. Definitely will be a keeper in my collection.
 
Emily
Emily,
A really nice rye for the price. Sherry cask finish adds a pleasant touch. Makes a great tasting cocktail
 
Greg
Greg,
Dangerously smooth and well-balanced whisky. The sherry flavor shows up in the middle of the flavor profile. The alcohol burn is negligible and sweetness is prominent but not overpowering.
 
Thomas
Thomas,
This is pretty good for two years. The flavor profiles are pretty spot on but none of them are overly potent. It’s definitely worth the price here but not the $16 pour or $55 bottle I’ve seen it in my local area.
 
Mary
Mary,
This is one of my favorites, smooth, sweet, perfect on its own or in an old fashion!
 
Troy
Troy,
Smooth and sweet.
 
Michael
Michael,
Outstanding with a great taste!
 
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.
 
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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