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Roundstone Rye Cask Proof - Hickory

Roundstone Rye® - Cask Proof Hickory

The best we make!  Our most awarded whisky.

The cask proof version of our ever-popular Roundstone Rye is a very special expression. This expression is finished in a hickory syrup barrel, which gives bit of a smoky note to an already extraordinary whisky.

Becky says, "The whiskey at 120 proof this year, is a rich burnt amber. The nose on this whiskey is panela and raw cinnamon with a distant wisp of campfire smoke. On the first sip is a lovely simmering cascade of heat and texture over the tongue with white pepper, clove, cinnamon, gingerbread and anise. The finish is lush with the sweet syrup texture dried with the shagbark hickory from the syrup, grapefruit and lime peel. I really would love to pair this with a piece of key lime pie."

Roundstone Rye Cask Proof is released only about twice per year.  Keep informed of product releases by subscribing to our newsletter.  Cask proof releases will be announced about a month in advance.

Suggested retail price $89.90 per bottle.  58.9% ABV, 750 ml


91 PTS Wine Enthusiast

Wine Enthusiast, 2020

Double Gold Medal

San Francisco World Spirits Competition, April 24, 2017

Highest Recommendation

F. Paul Pacult's Spirit Journal, September 2016
"Best of the Best" issue, June 2017

Score: 93

"This is cask-strength rye whiskey that
doesn’t taste like it’s cask-strength!

Whiskycast, August 2018

Score: 92

"A big, flavorful, loaded up whiskey."

Whisky Advocate, 2021

Score: 9.0

"A well rounded number, full of intrigue.
Flavors are pronounced, but always in balance.
Give this one a go!"

American Whiskey June 2018

Gold Medal

PaThe Spirits Business American Whiskey Masters 2016

"Notably dark and nutbrown in the glass,
this unusual rye has rich aromas of dried
date and molasses. The palate echoes those
accents, showing dried date, fig, plum skin,
molasses and toffee, with a long, rounded
cocoa powder and clove fade. It's not
overtly maple-y, but it's intriguing and
would stand up well mixed with rich,
sweet vermouths."

Kara Newman, Wine Enthusiast, January 2020

"A bottle of sweet and spicy regular
Roundstone Rye should always be
within reach."

Men's Journal, September 3, 2014

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