Alltech Town Branch Rye
Alltech Lexington Brewing and Distilling Co. is the producer of award-winning beer and spirits and one of the few joint brewing and distilling operations – or “brewstilleries” – in the world. Since its founding in 2000 by Irish entrepreneur Dr. Pearse Lyons, founder and president of Alltech, its Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Ale has grown to become the brewery’s flagship brew, capitalizing on the brewery’s proximity to fresh Kentucky bourbon barrels. Today, the Kentucky Ale family of brews – Kentucky Ale, Kentucky Kölsch, Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Ale, Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Stout™, Kentucky IPA and a unique barrel-aged seasonal series – has collected numerous awards. In 2012, the company became part of the world-renowned Kentucky Bourbon Trail with the opening of its Town Branch Distillery, which crafts Town Branch Bourbon, Town Branch Rye, Pearse Lyons Reserve malt whiskey Bluegrass Sundown bourbon-infused coffee liqueur.
With Town Branch Rye, enthusiasts will appreciate the spicy floral aroma, the light notes of vanilla and oak, and the peppery warm, dry finish. Made from a mash of 55 percent rye, 30 percent corn and 15 percent malted barley, the rye was distilled on the double pot stills in Lexington and has been aging for four years.
NOSE: Spicy floral aroma
PALATE: Spicy rye notes of vanilla
FINISH: Peppery, warm, dry finish