July 2018: Blind Tasting Results

Rye Guy Showdown

Number of members present: 17

Common Tasting Notes:

BlindTasting Notes
ANose: Honey, cinnamon, caramel, cherry, dill, and sandalwood.

Palate: Cinnamon, rye, clove, caramel, rose, and milk chocolate on the back palate.
BNose: Playdough, melted buttered popcorn, sawdust, citrus, and light oak

Palate: Sweet, savory, and smokey on the palate. Very unique. It was a love it or hate it pour for the club. Sawdust, dusty funk, vanilla, dill, lightly toasted bread with butter.
CNose: Dill, mint, orange. Big anise, vanilla, cherry and clove.

Palate: Bright flavors. Dill! Mint, rye spice, vanilla, cinnamon with an oily mouthfeel.


BlindAvg Score


AThomas H. Handy - Buffalo Trace Antique CollectionBottled in 2017

Proof: 127

Age: ~6 yrs
BOld Overholt Rye -1974Distilled in 1974

Proof: 93

Age: NAS
CWillett Family Estate Rye Bottled in 2014

Proof: 116

Age: 8 yrs

Barrel #: 47