- Distillery Bottling
- Bottling serie
- Small Batch
- Charred American Oak Barrels
- 45.0 % Vol.
- 750 ml
- 90 Proof
- Added on
- 24 May 2011 8:01 am
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Whisky Reviews for Bulleit 95 Rye
30 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 80.66 points
- I don't have that much experience with Rye whisky, but this one is actually very pleasant and enjoyable.
- a rye whiskey with 95% rye that allows a good discovery of this style
Vanilla, caramelized and very sweet fruity and the typical cereal taste of rye
Quite short and medicinal
- The Bulleit Rye is very interesting, good to drink and it has a sweet exotic taste for my taste buds. The price-performance ratio is also right.
First of all, that was my first rye whiskey that I tested. The first nose is reminiscent of the Jameson Black Barrel. In any case, very caramel-like and powerful. Interesting; I could not yet assign many flavors.
Comes very sweet, very malty ("roggig") on the tongue. A kind of artificial sweetie. And vanilla, of course. The alcohol is already slightly rebellious at first, but soon gives way to a pleasant-soft mouthfeel.
Short to medium. The "rogue" stays longer in the mouth and memory; that's probably because that was my rye premiere.
- not bad, the only rye that I have tasted so far. good experience although not really my cup of tea.
herbs, pickled cucumber, dill, acetone, that herb lemonade they make in austria called "almdudler"
more or less same as on the nose, quite refreshing and somehow
summery. tinned tutti frutti.
- For me, the first poisonous America after the previous "meeting" with bourbon
distinctive citrus scent and other tropical fruits. Also, slightly vanilla, corn and spice
Citrus, pineapple, vanilla and fruit compote. Finally there is spiciness and light scent.
Dozvuk is medium to long and predominantly sweet, again vanilla and a little mint. Again, typical rye spiciness.
- I had planned to use it in cocktails, but I admit to have a soft spot for this kind of whiskey. It is on level complexity, there is not much to say, but what a pleasure to drink on the terrace without taking the head. Maybe I should be wary of rye whiskeys, it tends to slide a little too easily in my throat!
- Shoe polish
About two years ago I first encountered the very quaffable and dirt cheap Bulleit Bourbon. They also have a rye vesion. It is currently owned by Diageo, but is secretly (well, not really) distilled at the Four Roses distillery in Lawrenceburg. Let us give that Bulleit 95 Rye a go.
Cherries! That’s the first impression I get on the nose. Upholstered with leather, tobacco and a truckload of vanilla. I would have expected more spices, as rye is the main ingredient. I also get some nail polish remover, which does not really sit well with me. Something green as well. Parsley? Hay? Hmmpf. After a few moments this evolves toward coconut milk and shoe polish. Excuse me? Yup.
It is sweet and sou rand spicy on the palate. I cannot quite pinpoint it, but I am reminded of the Far East. Sorry, I cannot help it. Some incense and Chinese tea. Albeit with a lot of fruit in it. Cherries, coconut, oranges. And some sweet butter. Quite creamy.
Long, spicy finish in which the rye finally manifests itself.
Obviously this is bang for your buck, because of the low price, but I would not order a second shot immediately. Left me a bit unmoved.