Is Knob Creek a good rye whiskey?

Is Knob Creek a good rye whiskey?

Its high corn mashbill makes it perfect for the bourbon drinker looking to add a rye to their liquor cabinet. Just ask the judges of the 2016 World Spirits Competition, who named Knob Creek Rye the World’s Best Rye.

Is Wild Turkey Rye any good?

Wild Turkey 101 Rye is more spice forward than other barely legal ryes, leading with a stronger rye influence than the mashbill would have you to believe. The mouthfeel is pretty good, with a creamy, yet punchy quality that is no doubt aided by the 101 proof.

Which is the best rye whiskey?

The Short List

  • Best Overall Rye Whiskey: Russell’s Reserve 6-Year Small Batch. Russell’s Reserve.
  • WhistlePig 10 Year Old Straight Rye. Courtesy.
  • Best Cheap Rye Whiskey: Old Overholt Straight Rye. Courtesy.
  • High West Whiskey Double Rye!
  • Sagamore Spirits Signature Straight Rye.
  • New Riff Distilling Rye.
  • Stellum Rye.

What kind of Rye is Knob Creek Whiskey?

Knob Creek Rye won’t jump out in a crowded field of ryes. It isn’t a unique barrel finished rye like Angel’s Envy Rye, a fruitier rye like Rittenhouse Rye Bottled in Bond, or a heavy-handed rye-forward whiskey like High West Double Rye.

What kind of whiskey is Jim Beam Knob Creek?

Knob Creek Rye is also one of four Jim Beam rye whiskeys, including Jim Beam Rye, Knob Creek Single Barrel Rye, and Booker’s Rye (good luck finding that one though). Full disclosure, I’ve drank a good amount of Knob Creek Rye over the years, so I already know that I like this.

How much Rye is in Jim Beam Rye?

Bottled at the same proof as the standard Knob Creek Bourbon, Knob Creek Rye is the only standard ongoing rye product in Jim Beam’s Small Batch Collection. Beam doesn’t disclose its mashbill, but it’s believed Knob Creek Rye is a barely legal rye at just over 51% rye.

What does rye whiskey taste like out of the bottle?

Seeing as the whole of the whiskey is rye, it’s sharp out of the bottle, but not problematically so. Try it on the rocks and your breath will taste like mint.