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Old Rip Van Winkle Van Winkle Family Reserve Straight Rye Whiskey 700ml Bottle

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Van Winkle Family Reserve Straight Rye Whiskey
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Van Winkle Family Reserve Straight Rye Whiskey
700ml
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There are several rumours circulating around this very rare and collectible bottle. One of them reports that Julian Van Winkle claimed this was the best Rye or one of the best Rye's he ever bottled, In his words, "it was about the best rye we put out". From a mashbill of 38% corn, 51% Rye and 11% malted barley distilled in 1985 and bottled 2001 – denoted by the ‘A’ in the bottle number, it's actually 15 years old at the time of bottling, as opposed to 13 years suggested on the label. Unlike the later additions of Van Winkle Family Reserve, this is bottled at 100 Proof and unchillfiltered by Julian Van Winkle III at Old Commonwealth distillery in Lawrenceburg. According to one source, Julian also confirmed "...this un-chillfiltered version was an experiment for the European market" and further notes "...this release does have some flavour lost in the regular chill filtered version."
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About the brand
Perhaps the most distinctive name in bourbon, Old Rip Van Winkle and its supremely popular 'Pappy' releases have become a culture-defining phenomenon. Passed down through generations of the Van Winkle family for well over 100 years, Old Rip Van Winkle (now distilled by Buffalo Trace) is renowned for its unique preference of wheat rather than rye in the mashbill, a process which has helped it earn cult status and a reputation for producing the smoothest and most complex bourbons in circulation. Released yearly in extremely limited quantities, Old Rip Van Winkle and its acclaimed Pappy Van Winkle line are celebrated by collectors and connoisseurs the world over, and rightly so, no top shelf is complete without one.
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Best rye whiskey ever produced hands down, there is no question about it.
Posted on Jun 8th, 2021
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