Iowa Legendary Rye sometimes confused as a Canadian Whisky or American Whiskey. Iowa Legendary Rye comes from the great state of Iowa, with its history dating back to prohibition in the Town of Templeton. This all-natural 100 Percent straight rye grain mash is created the old way, some say, but we call it the right way. You will not find any malted barley or corn mash in our rye mash; only 100% rye will do with this complex product. Although much harder to produce in large quantities, we wanted to bring back the true essence, which is rye from a prohibition rye whiskey pot still. While adding an assortment of extra worldly flavors from the grain that can only come from a small batch after distillation. It is then aged in only the best quality new charred American white oak barrels. We are bringing you a wonderful smoky flavor after an aging process of two to four years. We carry an assortment of flavors for your palette and invite you to them all. From the rye grain to our prohibition-style rye whiskey to hand bottling every bottle. We do things the old-fashioned way here. But so far, the old way is and still the right way, according to judges around the US, awarding our rye gold after gold. Against our competition, when asked why not make a straight rye whiskey that carried that unique black pepper taste in your rye mash with a bit of sweet corn whiskey. The answer was easy. You would then be missing 49% of excellent 100% straight rye if we did that.
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Just a quick note for all those cocktail lovers out there did you know that rye was the cornerstone and the cocktail recipe developer of the cocktail renaissance. Over the last few decades, this cocktail revival has seen rye re-enter the cocktail recipes of classic cocktails reemerge in recent cocktail trends.
Rye will remain as always as the true American Spirit, and if you have not had the chance to try one of these delicate spirits, we implore you to get your hands on a bottle of red and our unaged rye. These craft spirits, although produced the same way leaving you with fruity notes and herbal notes. We finish our Reserve Red Label in two American oak barrels for its Caramel notes leave a rich finish you will not find anywhere else. Double Distilled then Aged Twice in newly charred American White Oak barrels. The added infusion with the American white oak char results in a full-flavor and smooth-tasting rye that will win over your heart as it did ours.