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WhistlePig Boss Hog Vth Edition: The Spirit of Mauve

WhistlePig Boss Hog Vth Edition: The Spirit of Mauve

Size: 0,75 l
(58.4% ABV)
$1,000.00
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  • BrandWhistlePig
  • CategoryRye
  • CountryUnited States
  • RegionVermont
  • DistilleryMasterson's
  • Age13 Year Old
  • Style Straight Rye Whiskey
  • Maturation Calvados cask finish
  • Alcohol58.4%
California residents: Click here for Proposition 65 Warning.

A truly special and limited Rye dram with a wonderful apple influence.

In 2007, aspiring Whiskey-maker Raj Bhakta bought the farm — he actually purchased a plot of land in Vermont lovingly named Whistle Pig Farm. He teamed up with master distiller Dave Pickerell — formerly of Maker’s Mark — to bring genuine Rye Whiskey back to the forefront of American Whiskeys. It took a lot of time, patience, experimentation, and reinvestment, but they have grown to produce five award-winning core products and have experimented with a variety of finished wood special edition Whiskeys too.

The Whistle Pig Distillery actually has … ahem, "celebrity" pet pig named Mauve. Calvados is an aged Brandy made from Apple Eau de Vie. WhistlePig The Boss Hog V is the fifth edition of the a special Rye Whiskey — this time a thirteen year-old finished in Calvados casks. And the result is truly exceptional in a spicy American Whiskey with a decidedly apple influence bottled at cask strength of 58.4% ABV. Even the flask-shaped bottle is special with pewter stopper.

We love the humorous bent, but this is a darn good dram. This one’s special folks.

Smartass corner:
What the heck is a "whistle pig" anyway? Even though all Whistle Pig Whiskey labels are adorned with the sketch of a tuxedo-clad hog, a "whistle-pig," groundhog, and woodchuck all refer to the same animal.

*This bottle is a collector's item, we will not be able to entertain any refunds or exchanges.

**Individual orders limited to one item per person, as we wish to give everyone the opportunity to participate.

***Any kind of transit damage is insured and will be reimbursed.

Flavor Spiral TM
  • apple cider apple cider
  • spicy spicy
  • rye rye
  • tobacco tobacco
  • vanilla vanilla
  • pear pear
  • leather leather
  • ginger ginger
  • pie pie

Appearance / Color
Baltic Amber

Nose / Aroma / Smell
This dram greets your nose with notes of warm harvest cider, ginger, pipe tobacco, leather, vanilla, and just enough Rye spice.

Flavor / Taste / Palate
Remarkably, the palate makes you imagine stewed pears with notes of oak and dark chocolate. Add a dash of water or cocktail ice and classic Rye spice and fruit jump to center stage.

Finish
The finish is long and complex with toasted oak and apple pie.

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A truly special and limited Rye dram with a wonderful apple influence.

In 2007, aspiring Whiskey-maker Raj Bhakta bought the farm — he actually purchased a plot of land in Vermont lovingly named Whistle Pig Farm. He teamed up with master distiller Dave Pickerell — formerly of Maker’s Mark — to bring genuine Rye Whiskey back to the forefront of American Whiskeys. It took a lot of time, patience, experimentation, and reinvestment, but they have grown to produce five award-winning core products and have experimented with a variety of finished wood special edition Whiskeys too.

The Whistle Pig Distillery actually has … ahem, "celebrity" pet pig named Mauve. Calvados is an aged Brandy made from Apple Eau de Vie. WhistlePig The Boss Hog V is the fifth edition of the a special Rye Whiskey — this time a thirteen year-old finished in Calvados casks. And the result is truly exceptional in a spicy American Whiskey with a decidedly apple influence bottled at cask strength of 58.4% ABV. Even the flask-shaped bottle is special with pewter stopper.

We love the humorous bent, but this is a darn good dram. This one’s special folks.

Smartass corner:
What the heck is a "whistle pig" anyway? Even though all Whistle Pig Whiskey labels are adorned with the sketch of a tuxedo-clad hog, a "whistle-pig," groundhog, and woodchuck all refer to the same animal.

*This bottle is a collector's item, we will not be able to entertain any refunds or exchanges.

**Individual orders limited to one item per person, as we wish to give everyone the opportunity to participate.

***Any kind of transit damage is insured and will be reimbursed.

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  • BrandWhistlePig
  • CategoryRye
  • CountryUnited States
  • RegionVermont
  • DistilleryMasterson's
  • Age13 Year Old
  • Style Straight Rye Whiskey
  • Maturation Calvados cask finish
  • Alcohol58.4%
California residents: Click here for Proposition 65 Warning.
Flavor Spiral TM
  • apple cider apple cider
  • spicy spicy
  • rye rye
  • tobacco tobacco
  • vanilla vanilla
  • pear pear
  • leather leather
  • ginger ginger
  • pie pie

Appearance / Color
Baltic Amber

Nose / Aroma / Smell
This dram greets your nose with notes of warm harvest cider, ginger, pipe tobacco, leather, vanilla, and just enough Rye spice.

Flavor / Taste / Palate
Remarkably, the palate makes you imagine stewed pears with notes of oak and dark chocolate. Add a dash of water or cocktail ice and classic Rye spice and fruit jump to center stage.

Finish
The finish is long and complex with toasted oak and apple pie.

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