We started by aging a traditional rye four years, then transferred it to newly charred quarter cask barrels to age an additional seven years. The smaller barrels created more contact with the oak and allowed more air to breathe into the cask, which resulted in an incredibly deep flavor.
Basil Hayden Rye Whiskey: Experience the finest embodiment of the sweetness of bourbon and the spiciness of rye
Warm baking spices and caramel, with hints of wood rye spice
Charred oak complemented by sweet brown sugar and dried fruit
Smoke and char notes wrapped in caramel