To kick start fermentation they malted a small portion of their yearly harvest. This delicate heating process opens up the grain, allowing yeasts easier access to the sugars they’ll soon convert to alcohol. It also imbues the resulting spirit with floral and earthy tonalities. The mash bill of 79% rye, 15% malted rye and 6% malted barley creates a sipping experience that evolves on the palate from soft and supple to rich and savory. WhistlePig, Double Malt Rye, 18 Year is thrilling encounter accentuated by 18 years of maturation in virgin oak.
WhistlePig, Double Malt Rye, 18 Year, Straight Rye Whiskey, 750ml