Hughes Bros Distillers Belle of Bedford Straight Rye Whiskey (750ml)
Hughes Bros Distillers Belle of Bedford Straight Rye Whiskey
This Hughes Bros Distillers Belle of Bedford Straight Rye Whiskey was distilled in Lawrenceburg, Indiana, with a mash bill of 95 rye and 5 malted barley. Created to reflect the historic house style of Hughes Bros. Distilling, this rye was aged for eight years in char #4 barrels, proofed with Allegheny Mountain spring water from the original Hughes family estate in Bedford County, PA, and bottled without chill filtration.
COUNTRY: United States
SPIRITS TYPE: American Whiskey
SPIRITS STYLE: Rye Whiskey
COLOR: Vibrant rusty orange with honeyed edges.
NOSE: Rich caramel, dill, granite, some vanilla, thick and dusty wild herbs and grasses, all taking me way back in time to memories of Gold Rush era California buildings made of stone, thick rough-cut timber, and grainy, earthen, improvised cement.
TASTE: A prickly pepperiness on creamy layers of caramel, vanilla icing, fresh taffy, dill, rye grasses, dusty oak, chocolatey fudge.
FINISH: The peppery tingle, caramel infused with the herbal elements, dense chocolate fudge.