spicy
rye
vanilla
zesty
cinnamon
pear
orange zest
white chocolate
oak
Spiral WhistlePig FarmStock Rye Crop No. 002

WhistlePig
FarmStock Rye Crop No. 002
Reviews and Tasting Notes

Appearance / Color
Medium amber.

Smell / Nose / Aroma
Orange zest, white chocolate, vanilla bean, and fresh pear combine with a gentle rye spice. 

Taste / Flavor / Palate
Delicate fruitiness gives way to a full bodied burst of spice, rounded by notes of allspice and cinnamon, balanced with a pleasant dryness.

Finish
White pepper and oak spice leave a light and surprisingly lengthy finish.
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WhistlePig FarmStock Rye Crop No. 002 is adored for its spicy, rye, vanilla and zesty flavor notes.

This Rye is carefully distilled at WhistlePig distillery, United States.

Based on 82 votes, the average rating for WhistlePig FarmStock Rye Crop No. 002 is 8.5/10.

Top reviews for WhistlePig FarmStock Rye Crop No. 002:

— Very nice Rye.

— A great Rye! New to the WhistlePig label just because it's not available in the local area. Definitely one to keep..

— Smooth. Great flavor.
  • Category
    Rye
  • Style
    Rye Whiskey
  • Region
    Vermont
  • Country
    United States
  • Alcohol
    43%
  • Distillery
  • Age
    NAS

WhistlePig FarmStock Rye Crop No. 002

(0.75l, 43%)


8.5/10
Ratings & Reviews
Member Reviews and Ratings of WhistlePig FarmStock Rye Crop No. 002
Michael
Michael,
A great Rye! New to the WhistlePig label just because it's not available in the local area. Definitely one to keep..
 
Dale
Dale,
A mellow, easy sipper. Lightly oaked, and goes down smooth. Works well in cocktails or straight.
 
Lisa
Lisa,
Not smooth enough for the price
 
Zane
Zane,
Smooth, mellow on the palate. Rolls right in without burn or drama. It’s the finish on this one that makes it special. Butter cream, vanilla, a dusting of brown sugar, caramel, hint of spice cake. Really special finish that lingers beautifully and invites savoring. Would buy again.
 
Joseph
Joseph,
Very nice Rye.
 
Greg
Greg,
Ok
 
laura
laura,
Smooth. Great flavor.
 
Robert
Robert,
Smooth, sweet and full of caramel and vanilla. Definitely one of my favorites, but I like 'em like this. If you are looking for any other flavor profile, you'll be disappointed.
 
Doug
Doug,
Smooth and clean. Someone else described this one as “earthy,” which is probably the best description I can come up with, too. Maybe a bit grassy with a touch of fresh cut hay. Not really spicy, as ryes go.
 
Christopher
Christopher,
Are ALL ryes like this?!? I'm still new to the tasting, but this rye is nuts! A vanilla scent in glass. Taste is almost buttery, glides around like air on my tongue with a hay-like white pepper flavor, leaving my mouth a little dry and needing more! Will have to keep this one in stock!
 
Joe
Joe,
Smooth. Goes down easily. Earthly but not peaty or strong flavor.
 
Bogan
Bogan,
I think the previous reviewer is being a little harsh in his criticism. You should not expect this to be as smooth as Whistle Pig 12. It is a blend of very young whiskey and mature whiskey. As a result, the variety of flavors are really on display. I enjoyed crop 1, but crop 2 is even better despite being less expensive. I am excited to try future years and see how this whiskey comes a long.
 
Mark
Mark,
I will preface this with I am a fan of Whistle Pig. The 12 year rye is probably my favorite rye. This however was a disappointment. This was not nearly as smooth as other whiskeys in their offering and the taste didn’t really stand out as well. For the price point (Flavia $72, my local liquor store $89), this is definitely not worth it. I feel that this should be around a $40-50 bottle and will end up being used for old fashions.
 
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