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Rittenhouse Straight Rye 100 Proof Review

Rittenhouse Straight Rye 100 Proof I asked a lot of other whisky bloggers and twitterati a while back about rye drinks and was told that Rittenhouse was the one to look out for. I tend to prefer sweet to savoury so rye isn't always the thing for me to go for.

This dram has been sitting for a while until I got round to it, but let's give it a bash anyway and see what happens.

Well it's drinkable but definitely too savoury for my palate, I much prefer sweeter drinks and this is just too tangy and spicy for me. Some other rye based drams I've enjoyed but they've been tamed by an underlying sweetness this doesn't have that at all and is not for me, but if you prefer it savoury this will likely rock your boat

Available to purchase at good specialists like Master of Malt

Tasting Notes & Details


Spicy wood filled nose, sawdust and ground ginger, cinnamon coated under toasted wholewheat bread, tangy and almost fizzy with a creamy vanilla Angel delight topping,


Spicy and tangy, wholewheat bread, lightly toasted with a cinnamon, ginger and nutmeg sugar topping.


Spice bomb wrapped in wholewheat bread

Bottle Details

Bottle Name: Rittenhouse Straight Rye 100 Proof
Age: NAS
ABV: 50.00
Distiller: Rittenhouse
Bottler: Rittenhouse
Type: Rye
From: USA, No Defined Scottish Region
Posted: 28/11/2015 by Tom

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