The 10th Mountain Whiskey & Spirit Company is a Vail, Colorado’s premier distillery, crafting spirits from locally sourced ingredients in the name of the mountain lifestyle that was influenced by the original 10th Mountain soldiers. This Rye was featured in RackHouse Whiskey Club's February, 2020 box.
Mash bill with 95% rye.
Appearance: Golden amber
Nose: Aromas of oak, dark fruit and light caramel with a hint of cinnamon
Palate: Spicy, full bodied, touch of toffee
Finish: Dry finish with lingering spice and oak notes
Aged: Charred oak barrel
Ingredients: Rye and barley
Global Spirits Competition: Double Gold
North American Whiskey and Bourbon Competition: Gold
Denver International Spirits Festival: Silver
Jim Murray's 2018 Whiskey Bible rating: 94 points