The 3 year old Willett Family Estate Single Barrel Rye is a small batch Kentucky straight rye whiskey distilled, aged and bottled at the Willett Distillery in Bardstown, Kentucky. Double distillation, with the first distillation occuring on the 60 foot tall column still, an the second occuring on the copper still. Aged in 53 gallon charred American white oak barrel on the Willett Estate in a metal-clad rickhouse. Un-chillfiltered, bottled at cask-strength.
NOSE: Leather notes, sweet notes up front with spice notes following a little later, mint, woodsy cologne
PALATE: Tingling rye spice on the front with nice sweet notes emerging, corn shows its face a tad, but much less so than the 2-year expression; evergreens, cinnamon, anise, dill, spearmint.