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Woodford Reserve Distillers Select Straight Rye

This bottle was labelled #3031 from Batch 0887 and bottled at 45.2% ABV.  The nose was very nice, herbal tea with mint and sweet vanilla notes.  The mouthfeel is fresh, light and oily, bittersweet on palate with more vanilla, candy, black coffee and dark chocolate.  The finish has peppermint, wood and grassy rye notes.  With water it gets sweeter, even honeyed, while heat builds in the finish with chilli spiced dark chocolate.  Overall very delicious; a light and subtle of straight rye.

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  • Tuesday, 07 March 2023 13:36

    Manhattan Project: Experiment #79

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    Location: Brasas, Houston, Texas

    Date: March 2023

    Price: $15

    Recipe: Bulleitt Rye, Angosturo Bitters, Sweet Vermouth

    Garnish: Orange wedge

    Served: Up

    Comments: Listed as a Manhattan Martini and served up, but recipe was classic Manahttan.  Bit foamy from the shaking.

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