Venus Spirits Releases Wayward Whiskey Rye

31 May

Bourbon & Oak


Venus Spirits will launch a second style of Wayward Whiskey, a rye that has been aged for seven months in ten-gallon casks. Rye whiskey was once America’s favorite spirit, but nearly disappeared after prohibition. Wayward Whiskey revels in its resurrection, creating a rye that is defiant in both flavor and spirit.

The 60% rye mash bill is rounded out with organic corn, organic malted barley and organic malted wheat. The spicy character is balanced with sweetness from the corn and grain notes from the malted barley and wheat. Like the single malt that was released in January, Wayward Rye is crafted from start to finish at Venus Spirits distillery, located just off the coast in Santa Cruz, CA. It is double distilled in a hand pounded copper Alembic still and put into charred New American Oak barrels. This first batch of rye was allowed to rest in ten-gallon casks for…

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