Appearance: Rich honey.
Nose: Spicy with distinct notes of rye, black pepper, cedar and cassia bark sweetened with a dusting of marzipan. Hints of pear, apple and almond dance in its depths.
Taste: Clove, rye, mint, molasses, sorghum and honey mingle together with hints of apple and malt.
Finish: Long and sweetly spiced.
Ultimate Beverage Challenge 94 points - (UB Collection,Finalist,Great Value)- Coloring is pale bronze, burnt orange. Nose is fruity, spicy, nutty, minerally, sawdust-like, cedary/piny. Taste profile reflects the aromatic findings and adds nuances of dried apricot, fruitcake, roasted walnut flavors that work in unison with the attractive fragrance. Aftertaste is medium long, resiny/woody, cheese-like. (Mar 2015)
Made in the traditional style of Kentucky Ryes, Woodford Reserve Kentucky Straight Rye Whiskey delivers bold flavors of pepper and tobacco with a long fruit and sweetly spiced finish. It’s available for purchase in select markets throughout the country.