Keep an eye out for a new rye from George Dickel, hitting the market at the end of this month and distributed nationally before the end of the year.
George Dickel is the main competitor for Jack Daniels when it comes to Tennessee whiskey, so you know this stuff is probably really good. Here’s what the company has to say about the newest member of their family:

“George Dickel Rye is a straight rye whisky matured in new charred oak barrels for at least 5 years, that consists of a mash bill of 95% rye and 5% malted barley. The 90-proof whisky has an amber, golden appearance. According to F. Paul Pacult, American spirits expert and author, the initial aroma of George Dickel Rye delivers a fresh, grainy scent with a pleasant note of fruit on the finish. Those fruit notes maintain upon first taste and the liquid finishes with a long, composed spiciness.”

John Lunn is the Dickel master distiller and he said that they opted for the 95% rye mashbill because they wanted to make sure they weren’t just part of a fad – in the past, whiskey had a much larger portion of rye than what we’re used to over the last few years.

One of the best parts about this new rye is the suggested retail price of only $25 for a 750ml bottle. Tasty and cheap, we’ll definitely give this one a try.