After igniting the rye revival of the ‘00s and ‘10s through the iconic success of WhistlePig Whiskey, BHAKTA Founder Raj Peter Bhakta has returned to the spirit which won him acclaim. . . ready to revive and reimagine rye, all over again. The distillate of one distinct American vintage, this bold, brash, and spicy 95% rye earned the right to a secondary finish in Calvados casks chosen from Château BHAKTA’s most noble stocks. Released at over 10 Years age, BHAKTA 2013 Straight Rye symbolizes the return of a master to his most inventive medium. Animated By American Innovation, Elevated By French Tradition.
Aspect: Golden orange color. Lovely viscosity on the glass Golden orange.
Nose: Sweet and soft vanilla. Caramel & apple pie with a hint of citrus. Mellow oak notes. Crunchy Granny Smiths. Vanilla, caramel, apple pie and a hint of citrus.
Mouth: Soft and silky in the mouth with quite a spicy attack of pepper and nutmeg. Silky with a spicy attack of pepper and nutmeg.