A New Chapter Unfolds in the Legend of Bulleit Rye
If you’ve ever leaned on the old, polished wood bar and asked the bartender for a Bulleit Rye, you know what made this drink the classic that it is. Genuine Kentucky craftsmanship, the perfect blend of balance and smoothness, a taste that triggers just the right chords of familiarity and novelty – all these were already parts of its charm. But hang on to your cowboy hats, folks, because America’s favorite rye whiskey just turned a new leaf, and it’s a whopping 12-years old!
Setting the Bar Higher
The legendary whiskey brand known for its high-rye count and frontier-inspired bottles is all set to add another feather to its already well-decorated hat. Taking their best-selling rye whiskey and letting it age to perfection for 12 long years, Bulleit decided to push the envelope of already fantastic whiskey craftsmanship. While the rest of us were going about our ordinary lives, this champion rye was sitting in charred oak barrels, silently drawing its magic from the wood.
First, Let’s Talk Taste
If you thought the original Bulleit Rye was the epitome of good whiskey, wait till you sample this 12-year-old treat. The aging process imparts richness and depth that are, in a word, breathtaking. The longer interaction with oak brings out subtle flavors that are bound to take you on a sensory roller-coaster.
The first sip of Bulleit 12-Year-Old Rye reveals a palate of dried fruit and honey, interspersed with spice and oak. The distinctive rye spiciness and underlayers of caramel and vanilla blend seamlessly into a finish that is elongated, dry and incredibly smooth. If you ever dreamed of lingering, complex flavors that make you want to explore more, this one’s for you.
Unassuming yet stylish, the Bulleit 12-Year-Old Rye’s bottle is a nod toward its frontier past. The medicine-bottle-shaped container stands tall with the numerals ’12’ proudly embossed, signaling the unique experience it carries within. The label matches the deep amber contents with its warm, earthy hues. Let’s just say the bottle on the shelf will trigger as much interest as the golden fluid inside.
The Word From the Experts
The initial feedback on the Bulleit 12-Year-Old Rye has been impressive. Spirits reviewers and whiskey aficionados alike are lauding the bold move from the brand, praising the whiskey’s unique character.
The double-distilled rye takes on a more mature, complex notion that gives a whole new dimension to cocktails. Whether it’s a simple Old Fashioned or a more sophisticated Boulevardier, the whiskey’s character shines in every sip. It’s a statement choice for those who appreciate their spirits with a little more panache.
Ready to Push the Whiskey Boundaries?
Many bourbons and rye whiskeys have walked the 12-year-old path. But with the Bulleit 12-Year-Old Rye, it feels like a new adventure. It’s an adventure made for whiskey nerds, cocktail lovers, and anyone with a deep appreciation for good, aged spirits. It’s a toast to the spirit of the American frontier and a salute to anyone daring enough to push the whiskey boundaries.
So the next time you find yourself at the bar, don’t just ask for a Bulleit Rye. Ask for a Bulleit 12-Year-Old Rye and see where this upgraded classic takes you.
And to echo the much-loved Bulleit catchphrase – Here’s to the next frontier. Cheers!