Rittenhouse (by Heaven Hill) Rye DUET (Kentucky) (TWO x 750ML)
Producer Notes: Rittenhouse Straight Rye Whisky has a storied past with a heritage that commemorates Philadelphia's famous Rittenhouse Square. Bottled-in-Bond, today's Rittenhouse carries the distinct, spicy flavor that is long associated with the brand. Rittenhouse is the Rye Whisky of choice for both mixologists and whisky aficionados alike.
Nose: Dried fruits, toffee and sweet peppers.
Taste: Clean, rich, cocoa, citrus, cinnamon, nutmeg and vanilla.
Finish: Lingering maple-like spiciness.
Wine Enthusiast, 95 Points: A versatile must-have for mixing cocktails, look for pleasing vanilla, maple and a hint of dried cherry. The finish is long and drying, with plenty of baking spice notes.
Whisky Advocate, 88 Points: Barely legal at 51% rye, Rittenhouse packs lots of corn, offering a different profile than those higher-rye whiskeys from Indiana. Straight from the glass burst caramel, campfire smoke, and vanilla, with hints of dill weed and Herbs de Provence. Ripe in flavor, it shows slight mint from the rye and a complex voyage of herbs with a touch of chocolate here and walnut shell there. There’s a reason bartenders love mixing with this; it’s good neat or on the rocks.
Retail Price: $57.90/for 2 btls ($28.95/btl)
"SPIRITED SPECIAL" PRICE: $40/for 2 btls (Save 31%)