Strength: 46.5% ABV (96 proof)
Notes: 100% Rye, Pot-Column hybrid still, Aged minimum 5 years in American Char #3 Oak.
Description: Union Horse is an artisanal distillery located in Kansas City. Family owned, award-winning craft distillery. The rye is sourced from regional, upper Midwest farmers. Matured in new Missouri oak barrels for a minimum of 5 years. Hand labeled and each bottle numbered. No artificial coloring or flavoring. Aromas of spiced vanilla, baked apple, caramel, and grilled orange. Upfront fresh wood that melds into a viscous rye character. Just enough heat to know you're drinking rye.
Rye Definition: A whiskey distilled from at least 51% rye. Must be aged in charred, new oak barrels (mainly American Oak). In order to be classified as a American “Straight” Rye whiskey it has to be aged for at least two years with no addiditives or color.
Sour Mash Definition: Production process that uses an older mash to start a new mash fermentation (much like a sourdough starter in breadmaking).