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Rittenhouse Straight Rye 100 Proof

Rittenhouse Straight Rye 100 Proof whiskey


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•    Traditional rye whisky
•    Award winning
•    Complex and powerful
•    ABV 50%, 70cl


Rittenhouse Straight Rye 100 Proof is a whisky very popular with connoisseurs and critics -- it won the much respected Best American Whisky at the World Whisky Awards in 2010.

It is lively, robust and rich. Being a rye whisky, it is also spicy. It works great as a mixer and will give your favourite drinks and cocktails an added kick.

Rittenhouse whiskies are made by the Heaven Hill Distillery. They are a “Pennsylvanian style” rye. The rye element refers to the ingredients, which include at least 51% of the grain rye; Pennsylvania refers to the history of rye whisky in America -- in the early 1900s it was mostly made in Maryland and Pennsylvania.

Rittenhouse Straight Rye 100 Proof is “Bottled in Bond”. This is a description that can be attached to spirits made in the US that meet criteria laid out in a law passed in 1897. To qualify, Rittenhouse Straight Rye 100 Proof had to be the product of one distillation season at Heaven Hill. It then had to be aged for at least four years in a government-supervised warehouse before being bottled at 100 proof (ABV 50%). More...

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Heaven Hill Distilleries, Bardstown, Kentucky, USA
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