Rye whiskey drinkers can rejoice! Jefferson's 10 year rye has just hit the market and let me tell you it is laying waste to the competition. I had a chance to catch up with Trey Zoeller, the president and founder of Jefferson's, and he was quite excited that they were able to offer an older rye at such a reasonable price. They are sourcing it from Canada, making it likely a whiskey that was destined for blending. They used all new charred oak barrels which is why they are able to call it a straight rye whiskey. Here's my tasting notes from this month's bourbon club:
Come and get it!