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52 E. Santa Clara St., San Jose, CA 95113

    High West Double Rye


    ABV: 46% 


    Neat: $9

    Cocktail: $13


    Originally a blend of a 2 yr LDI Straight Rye and a 16 yr old Straight Rye from Barton’s. High West Founder David Perkins thoroughly enjoyed the 2 yr but thought it needed taming by an older whiskey, thus creating this blend. High West is Utah’s first distillery since 1870 and the world’s only ski-in gastro-distillery.


    The mashbills for the whiskies are 95% Rye 5% Barley (MGP) and 53% Rye 37% Corn 10% Barley (Bartons)


    Nose: Mint, clove, cinnamon, licorice root, pine nuts,and dark chocolate, with a surprising dose of gin botanicals throughout.


    Taste: Rye spices up front, then menthol, mint, eucalyptus, herbal tea with wildflower honey and all spice.


    Finish: Cinnamon and mint, gradually sweetening through the finish, with a hint of anise.