March 28, 2019 – Bulleit, one of the early contributors to the booming Rye Whiskey category, has released a limited edition ultra-premium straight whiskey matured to perfection in new charred oak barrels for a minimum of 12 years.
Rye whiskey is the choice of bartenders around the world interested in re-imagining classic, pre-Prohibition cocktails. The tasting notes describe Bulleit Rye 12-Year-Old as a pleasantly dry, bold rye that possesses notes of dried orchard fruits with a hint of baking spice and oak on the nose. At 92 proof (46% ABV), this latest Bulleit release has a clean, crisp palate with flavors of dried pear, light toffee and oak with a hint of graham cracker spice. The finish is enjoyable with light wood and spice notes.
Bulleit Rye 12-Year-Old is available in Colorado, Illinois, New York, Ohio, Oregon, California, Kentucky, Texas, Geogia., New Jersey, Arizona, Massachusetts , Maryland and Washington D.C. wherever fine spirits are sold with a suggested retail price of $49.99 for a 750ml bottle. The whiskey is packaged in the iconic Bulleit frontier-inspired bottle, with a beige label that prominently features the 12-year-old age statement in green.