Revving it Up with Bulleit’s Latest Boom: A 12-Year-Old Rye
Just when we thought that Bulleit Bourbon couldn’t get any better, the iconic bourbon brand went ahead and rocked our whiskey-loving worlds with the introduction of its new 12-year-old Rye. Established connoisseurs and new explorers alike are in for an exceptional treat with this new revival of a classic American spirit. Buckle up, whiskey enthusiasts. We’re diving deep into the rich flavors and intriguing history of Bulleit’s latest and greatest offering.
Bringing the Old to the New: The Birth of Bulleit’s 12-Year-Old Rye
The Bulleit brand has made a name for itself in the whiskey world through its commitment to tradition and quality. It all started with founder Tom Bulleit, who bravely left his job in law to pursue his lifelong passion, reviving a family bourbon recipe dating back to the 1800s. Like its predecessors, the 12-year-old Rye is made with the same grit, boldness, and unwavering commitment to quality that define the brand.
The Whistle of the Rye: What You Can Expect from a Sip
The 12-year-old Rye captures Bulleit’s iconic spiciness and complexity, while also demonstrating an exceptional maturity that can only come from more than a decade of careful aging.
Upon uncorking the bottle, you’ll be struck by a mix of aromas, including a hint of crisp apple softened by a depth of dried fruit and lined with a slight kick of oak. On your first sip, you’ll be met with a well-rounded flavor filled with a blend of honey and pear, with a faint whisper of spice. Its medium to long finish ensures the taste linger long enough to settle and warm you from the inside. Need a little more persuasion? The prominent whiskey critic Fred Minnick hailed the new 12-year-old Rye as nothing short of a “beautiful whiskey.” We couldn’t agree more.
Standing Up Tall: The Bulleit 12-Year-Old Rye in the Market
The 12-year-old Rye is shaking up the whiskey market, standing tall amidst even well-aged competition – and for good reason. With an ABV of 46%, this rye delicately balances potency with palatability.
Bulleit’s 12-year-old Rye stands as an exciting addition to the vast ocean of rye whiskey, even bagging the Gold Medal at the San Francisco World Spirits Competition.
A Sip Of Sustainability: Bulleit and The Environment
Not only does Bulleit produce exceptional whiskey, but it also takes profound care of the environment. In the very heart of where the magic happens – the Bulleit Distilling Co. in Shelbyville, Kentucky – a wide array of sustainable initiatives are in play, from a rainwater collection system to the use of recyclable materials. Your Bulleit sip is thus not just a stamp of a good drink, but also a nod of respect to the environment.
The Bulleit brand has truly outdone itself with the introduction of the 12-year-old Rye. If you’re a whiskey enthusiast or even someone new to the drink, this tipple is worth trying and savoring. When you pop open a bottle of Bulleit’s 12-Year-Old Rye, you’re not just opening a drink – you’re kickstarting an experience! So, here’s to cozy evenings and memorable conversations – with a Bulleit in your hand, of course!