WhistlePig 6 Year PiggyBack Rye is aged not less than six years, carrying a strength of precisely 96.56 proof. A sturdy thread of cinnamon and citrus binds it all together.
In the summer of 2018, the late, legendary Dave Pickerell returned to WhistlePig's barrelhouses with one mission in mind: create the best Rye Whiskey for use in the world’s best cocktails. He knew he wanted a mashbill of 100% rye to capture a full-flavored spice. He just needed to land on the ideal age statement and bottling strength to realize his dream. It didn’t take long for him to arrive at perfection
Flavor: Powerfully spicy, with cocoa, cardamom and cured leather flavors
Aroma: Fresh cinnamon, black peppercorn, a hint of tangerine and grapefruit zest
Alc. Vol: 48% (96º Proof)