Best American whiskeys: Eight bottles to try - Decanter
Decanter does a roundup of American whiskey, with a particular focus on rye - America's first whiskey. Nice to be the lead-off batter in the lineup. Richard Woodard writes:
Catoctin Creek Roundstone Rye Distiller's Edition 92 Proof
This whisky (yes, they omit the ‘e’) from Virginia is a great example of Catoctin Creek’s rye expertise. The higher proof helps to carry its classically rich, spicy notes of bread, pepper and punchy spice, making this a great bet for cocktails and sipping alike. Vanilla fudge and lighter citric notes add complexity and texture. Alc 46%
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