Heavy on orange peel, menthol cherry and maple syrup. Read more about our new Patron offering, or hit the button below to contribute. Not that we declare ourselves as to be experts in anything. Good. In the mouth: a fabulously velvety texture – for a rye… and a lovely line between savoury and sweet flavours. I’ve been wanting to get a bottle from this distillery for some time now, as have heard good things about it. Released as part of That Boutique-y Rye Company's Rye Series, this is the very first Boutique-y bottling from the Kentucky Peerless Distillery! I've written about (and reviewed) whisky for Whisky Magazine, among other publications, and have been a whisky judge for competitions including the World Whiskies Awards. (October, 2018). It’s not fake, but there’s a synthetic nature to it all: the Hollywood of rye. Kentucky Peerless 3 Year Single Barrel Whiskey Review Whiskey: Kentucky Peerless 3 Year Single Barrel One of the latest limited releases crafted by a 4th generation distillery resurrected after 98 years, this barrel-proof no-water-added whiskey showcases as one of the most exceptional barrels at its storage warehouse in Louisville, Kentucky. The Schtick: This is a new release of a year older Peerless rye. Nose – Leading the way are dark honey covered cereal grains along with an interesting cherry note, vanilla, and a faint hint of dill. We are allowed to like badly made things or mass-produced things – like a dirty McDonald’s, or like Phil enjoying dancing along to the latest K-Pop sensation. Which is to say, the flavours are so well put together even in this one cask – this one frame of a longer movie. Usual disclaimers of misery apply. We don’t want to partner with brands. I wasn’t too impressed with the bourbon I had with them either. Well, a couple of weeks ago II finally went and sprung for the Peerless Rye. Its Rye Whiskey was the only craft producer and Rye being awarded in this year's list. Begin typing your search above and press return to search. But today you get four of us, independently sitting on our miserable arses in our miserable living rooms (apart from Adam, who reclines on his sheepskin rugs when he’s not up to his knees in apples; or Phil, who’s probably tangled up on his kitchen floor in guitar wires), offering our thoughts. The taste starts out soft at first, but doesn’t stay that way for long. But to me (see, there I go again – me me me) this personalised I’m the centre of the universe view of whisky never quite matched up with what was objectively ‘good’ criteria one sees in whisky production, particularly when debates around what create flavour crops up time and time again. And £79.95 – you might think that a bit too much for a 3-year-old whiskey, but I am interested in the price for flavour quotient, not the price for age. Dark chocolate flakes, brown sugar, green peppercorns, liquorice, figs, blackberries, cherries and more dried fruits. Marzipan, allspice, aniseed and orange oils. ABV: 54.55% In the mouth: this is mellow and not as ferocious as you’d expect. We take ourselves even less seriously. The Peerless Rye mash isn’t disclosed, but we do know that this release is two years old — 24 months old to be exact, per the label — and is bottled at cask strength, non-chillfiltered, with nothing added. Quite an onslaught but wonderfully engaging. I’m relieved that it hasn’t got that drying taste to it, which I’ve found with some rye’s like a Michter’s sample Adam sent me and I have to say it just wasn’t to my liking, maybe I just prefer “the bourbon end of rye” more. Still, for the age of it and the level of character, you have to say this Peerless lot are well named. In 2018 Peerless released the next year up with batches of rye carrying a 3 year age statement appearing on shelves and following the same approach as previous releases – barrel proof, NCF, rye whiskey from 6 barrels … This is a new release of a year older Peerless rye. Anyway, whisky then. Right now, it feels like it is trying too hard to impress. 11/25/2018 Kentucky Peerless Distilling Co. is pleased to announce the release of their 3-year-old Kentucky Straight Rye Whiskey. The company lay dormant for more than 100 years until Mr. Kravers … The taste starts out soft at first, but doesn’t stay that way for long. Peerless Distilling 3 Years Old Rye Whiskey Kentucky Peerless Distilling Co. Whiskey Quickie is brought to you by Barrell Bourbon. A little wood and vanilla and pecan and peanut, but overall, given the quality of the distillery, I’d hoped for more. 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Follow me on Instagram.com/maltreview/ or Twitter.com/MaltReview. Peerless 3 Year Straight Rye Whiskey named No. To me, they are not worth the price ($80 and $60, respectively). The savoury edge – almost sundried tomatoes, green olives, and black pepper lead ahead of some classic cherry sweetness. I wish more producers empowered customers with more atypical formats. But I have to admit, for a 2-year-old rye whiskey… damn. 3-Year-Old Peerless Kentucky Straight Rye Whiskey. Three years after its resurrection, Louisville’s Kentucky Peerless Distilling will debut a three-year-old straight rye whiskey in early 2019. That article highlights just why people on the American underground are talking so much about this craft distillery. A rye bread provides some foundation, tarragon and bizarrely an off note that is well hidden amongst the barrage, ok, a tinned cream of chicken soup. Vanilla of course, figs and a freshly baked cinnamon bun. I know I'd take a lot more risks on 200ml bottles, rather than not spend any money at all if I can only buy … An orange syrup, ginger, caramel, aniseed balls towards the end and elements of chocolate and rum fudge. This, in my self-centred opinion, is well worth your hard-earned pennies. Perhaps we should just shove scores at the end, with no tasting notes at all? When my assistant unveiled the contenders, I was pleasantly surprised to see Peerless 3-year-old rye whiskey, Glass No. Less voluptuously oily than the other Peerless ryes I’ve had, mind. The finish is long and fades away gently with an excellent balance of spices and sweetness. Currently you have JavaScript disabled. Bottler: Distiller The spices come alive with clove, black pepper, and chili powder notes that are nicely balanced … For me, one notch better than the rye I tried in the first half of 2019. Critics have scored this product 88 points. The sweetness is tempered by some citrus tartness and coffee grounds to finish. Click here for instructions on how to enable JavaScript in your browser. Specifications. Learn more at BarrellBourbon.com. There’s nothing new in the mix here except for the extra year of barrel time. The thing that gets me is the basic unit of rushed spirit that’s been kicking around in a knackered old cask for two decades – sure, we’re entitled to enjoy it, but it’s not the same thing as a properly well-made whisky? Perhaps rightly, perhaps wrongly – it’s nothing unique to whisky, of course, but the age of the expert has long since passed. Today’s Peerless is a 3 Year Old Single Barrel – The Merchant’s Cask (Nickolls & Perks Exclusive), bottled at 54% ABV, and which clocks in at a very good value £80. We don’t want to sell out, because we want to keep challenging the industry. Available on the market in early 2019 and ranked fourth in Fred Minnick’s Best American Whiskey Rankings for 2018, the 3-year-old continues the Taylor family legacy of craftsmanship. Scotland Distillery Names & Pronunciations, Distillers Win On New Year’s Eve as FDA Drops Hand Sanitizer “User Fee”, Hand Sanitizer Production Could Cost U.S. To see if Good Things happen in the glass when a distillery has theoretically done Good Things during production. This Kentucky Straight Rye Whiskey was made from sweet (not the traditional whiskey sour) mash at the Peerless grain-to-bottle distillery. Michter’s Barrel Proof Rye is a single barrel offering, and I have heard some pretty unpleasant reviews from people, so this can be hit or miss. (He also enjoyed the Peerless bottling for the British Bourbon Society too.). On the nose: A sticky fruit assortment of plum jam, apricots, dried fruit and a cherry soda. There are some lovely moments, and unmistakeable flashes of Peerless’s sterling DNA, but on the whole its difficulties draw more focus than its qualities. Click here for instructions on how to enable JavaScript in your browser. Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window), Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window), Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window), Click to share on Tumblr (Opens in new window), Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window), Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window), Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window), Support Malt Each Month By Becoming A Patron. Peerless Kentucky Straight Rye, 3 Years Old, Small Batch. Score: 95 points, If you like the 2-year-old Peerless Rye, you’re going to love the 3-year-old version coming in December! Thankfully, this is a year older, and being sold in 200ml bottles – something I’m thankful for. Yes, I don’t think everyone really gets our humour, but we take it both very seriously and not at all seriously at the same time. In Peerless Distilling’s Words: Peerless Straight Rye Whiskey is a well balanced Rye, bolstered by sweet tones of maple, brown sugar and light citrus sweetness. In March of 2015 they barreled their first rye. It is aged for 24 months in new, charred American oak and bottled at cask-strength of 53.8% ABV. But we could do with your support each month – think of it as buying us a dram. In the mouth: Texturally sits on the bourbon end of rye, which isn’t really a surprise, given the mashbill. Almost as soon as it was released Peerless rye caught the attention of rye whiskey lovers all over the world and the positive reviews and accolades soon started rolling in. Thankfully, this is a year older, and being sold in 200ml bottles - something I'm thankful for. Peerless 3 Year Rye is a let down. There is a little furniture polish note too. Tours and tastings will be held from 10a.m. Where does that put us with tasting notes? – Yes, when it hits the 5 or 6-year mark… Controversially priced for its age when it first showed up as a 2-year offering in 2017, the Peerless Rye has gone on to earn fans nonetheless. Your email address will not be published. Oddly some of Jason’s conclusions of engineered, synthetic and trying too hard would be exactly what I would apply to the three Starward samples I’ve had, although I would also add that they definitely did taste fake. It's a 3 year old rye whiskey, bottled up at 49.1% ABV, and it is superb indeed. I haven’t had Peerless rye in single cask form (or at all since they made the jump from 2 year to 3 year barrels) but this review has me anxious to buy a bottle and find out for myself how an extra year gooses the juice inside. Spice leans on ginger and black pepper. This is almost an 8 in my book but falls just short because of a sense I get from this whiskey. Which I think is a good approach to take, if there are indeed any good approaches to tasting. Also of note: the price for the bourbon is significantly less than that of the rye, $70 … Sweet tobacco, jammy as a jam shop during fruit harvest season and cinnamon bark. Adam’s bottle photographs all now have the backdrop of a sheepskin rug (they’re coming, just you wait; and it would be annoying if he could take good pictures as well as type good words), which suggests we are mere months away from seeing his mugshot on the 6 O’Clock news. Background: Kentucky Peerless Distilling Co. was originally incorporated in 1907 in Henderson, KY by business man Henry H Kraver. But how does this knowledge of good intent cut across the most hardened of the Malt gang? The nose is just like the 2-year-old version – aromatic and gentle with baking spices, hazelnut and dried herbs, but with a slightly refined aroma. Whisky reviews, news & features without favour. We take tasting notes seriously – too seriously for some people, who like a bit of laid-back fluffy fun with their booze, but we tend to look up facts on distilleries, dig into production details, and try to appreciate the… holistic (god I hate that word) view. Peerless Barrel Proof Rye Whiskey … Not only am I one of those sun-starved American mole-people who is really excited about what Peerless is doing, but I’m gradually becoming impressed with the mix of levity, self awareness, and seriousness that make up the MALT bunch, so kudos to you all. Yes this rye shows potential, but pricing on potential isn’t enough, even in today’s marketplace. Never is this more of a statement than when it comes to tasting notes – which has merged with the solipsistic world of social media to rendered any expert on whisky to be not just useless, but digitally hung-drawn-and-quartered. I wish more producers empowered customers with more atypical formats. Size: 750mL. Click below to share this page. It must be said that the alcohol vapours are in particularly vicious mood…. But just a little too much woodiness (yet not overly spiced) to stop it ascending into the ridiculous scores. In 2014, the Peerless brand was reborn as Corky and Carson Taylor refurbished a building in downtown Louisville and obtained the original Kentucky Distilled Spirits Plant Number (DSP-KY-50) from the original Peerless Distillery in the 1800’s. Like so many other distilleries, Peerless ceased production in 1917 due to the passing of the 18 th … The fact of the matter is, Peerless Rye does not live up to its price tag. Everyone has one but they think each other’s stink, and so on. 14, take Fourth and Jack Daniel’s Heritage Single Barrel, Glass No. Excellent! Whiskey Quickie: Peerless 3 Year Rye. I imagine this bottle would not last long if it was in my cabinet. In short: is it possible to taste good intent? This whiskey can be aged 24 months or 3 years. I'm certain we all remember the day that Peerless 24 month rye hit the market at $120. While you digest all of that, let’s tuck into this whiskey’s junior year. Country: USA Back? Posted July 16, 2019 July 22, 2019 kacole2. DISTILLERY – Kentucky Peerless Distilling Co. PRICE – $108 . Today’s Peerless is a 3 Year Old Single Barrel – The Merchant’s Cask (Nickolls & Perks Exclusive), bottled at 54% ABV, and which clocks in at a very good value £80. I’m certain we all remember the day that Peerless 24 month rye hit the market at $120. I'm certain we all remember the day that Peerless 24 month rye hit the market at $120. Expression: Kentucky Straight Rye, 3 Years Old, Small Batch Type: USA Whisky / Rye Age: 3 years old ABV: 54% Country/Region: USA / Kentucky Bottling type: Standard (Distillery or blended) Tasting notes. Kentucky Peerless – Kentucky Straight Rye Whiskey – 3 Year Single Barrel. This four-year-old, barrel-proof rye is a beast, but it can be tamed with a bit of water. Barrel Proof. I know I’d take a lot more risks on 200ml bottles, rather than not spend any money at … And tasting notes themselves knot people up in all sorts of linguistic traps, because language is both a product of culture and individual experiences, so it cannot avoid tumbling into the ME FIRST abyss. Appreciate the kind words. The nose is absolutely delightful and really engaging. Peerless Rye Whiskey 3-year Distillery Release Join us Monday, November 19th for the inaugural release of Peerless Kentucky Straight Rye Whiskey 3-year Small Batch and Single Barrel selections at the Peerless distillery. The spices come alive with clove, black pepper, and chili powder notes that are nicely balanced with caramel candy, honey, and a touch of molasses that wasn’t prominent in the younger version. The nose is just like the 2-year-old version – aromatic and gentle with baking spices, hazelnut and dried herbs, but with a slightly refined aroma. Let the fruits fade and a wonderful mix of hazelnuts, almonds comes to the fore. Peerless made a splash with its rye two years ago; the 2 year old whiskey scored 91 points and was number 15 in the 2017 Top 20, proving its mettle in a strong field of contenders. In short, those in the community who value good production methods are very excited by Peerless. Sandalwood and beeswax. They are just too young right now. Lovely rye spice with chilli chocolate and stem ginger. BUY AGAIN? Peerless 3 Year Old Single Barrel - Modjeska - British Bourbon Society Reviews A delicious, full flavoured American rye A bourbon lovers rye, this is creamy on the palate, with a rich flavour of caramel and toasted marshmallow. Region: Kentucky The Pennsy state stores have been offering for the last year a 2-year single barrel for $125, and they've just now stocked a 3-year small batch for $95. The palate though is a little less complicated than the nose but still with plenty to keep you entertained and returning to the bottle. The gathering of a handful of miserable Malt writers sometimes solves this puzzle. Dried apricots, sultanas, liquorice and coffee, before the maple-syrup arrives. Peerless has written a big cheque of expectation with the quality of its early releases, and this is my first time it has really failed to cash it. Copyright 2021, CaskStrength Media, Haddonfield, New Jersey. Check Price . I urge you to first take a look at Taylor’s epic write-up here (go on) where he talks magnificently about as much production wonkery as you would like to hear. Background: Kentucky Peerless Distilling Co. was originally incorporated in 1907 in Henderson, KY by business man Henry H Kraver. Thankfully, this is a year older, and being sold in 200ml bottles - something I'm thankful for. If you want the backstory on where Kentucky Peerless came from — and it’s a long one — please click over to the prior review linked above. The industry feels increasingly like the forecourt of a used car dealership, with salespeople pushing messages from dubious to outright lies. Peerless Rye Whiskey 3-year Distillery Release. An absolutely huge hit of glacé cherries, with just a whiff of ginger and Amaretto. Peerless began releasing their rye at two years old, three years old, and now this rye is aged for a minimum of four years, non-chill filtered, bottled at barrel proof, and costs around $110. Expectations are high for this bourbon, and we look forward to publishing a review in the next issue of Whisky Advocate. Type: Rye Whiskey Cereals are prominent – rye grass arm-wrestling the sweetness of corn oil. Required fields are marked *. Reviewed and Written By: Michael Burton. Well, it’s a year later so what’s hitting the market? Thanks, Frank! Indeed, this cask was a very pleasing selection indeed. I offer these not as declarative thoughts, but opinions – these same self-indulged, ‘it’s all about my world-view’ keyboard mashings, which reminds me to steer at least somewhere near my point. Refer to merchant for further details.. What even is the point of them? Proof: 109.1 ABV: 54.5% Style: Rye State: KY Price: $$$$ Peggy Noe Stevens – 9.5 Nose: Rich caramel and full-bodied complexity of pipe smoke and dark dates and raisin. In order to post comments, please make sure JavaScript and Cookies are enabled, and reload the page. Others do paid-for content with brands. Some of the big whisky websites are funded by corporate groups. Peerless Distilling 3-year-old Rye Mark April 27, 2019 Let’s be honest, it’s hard to get excited about new whisk (e)y offerings these days. 4 Best American Whiskey of the Year by Forbes magazine for 2018. Taylor’s article talks about mashbills, fermentations, grain, and wood – and everything they say sounds very healthy indeed. Kentucky Peerless Rye – 3 Year Single Barrel. AGE – ~3 years 5 months. Peerless Straight Rye Single Barrel Whiskey 3 Year. Not a lot of Peerless makes its way into the UK, so we’re rather excited to see if the good intent is there to taste. Anyway, tasting notes were always hyper-personal, which is fine and dandy. Note: a bottle was sent to split between the Malt crew by the kind folks at N&P. A year's worth of curiousity finally got the better of me and my wallet. ... 10% rye and 12% malted barley and then aged for 8 to 12 years in #3 char new American oak barrels. We don’t want to sell advertising. Nice one, David – and yes this was definitely one of the more polished and silky ryes I’ve had to date. Sweet caramel, maraschino cherry and vanilla sponge. ABV 54% REVIEWED Issue 166. Peerless is one of those such ‘good intent’ distilleries under the spotlight again today. This is my review for Peerless Distilling 3 Year Kentucky Straight Rye Whiskey. Here are FOUR lots of self-centred opinions for you. I've done other writing too: several mass market genre novels, a few short stories, including for BBC Radio 4. Like so many other distilleries, Peerless ceased production in 1917 due to the passing of the 18 th Amendment, Prohibition. Your email address will not be published. I’m absolutely loving my bottle of this, and totally jumped on getting a bottle when I saw Mark’s post of his purchase. (Do they have Frazzles in America?) 3. Brand: Kentucky Peerless Distilling Co. SCORE: 3.5/5. Peerless Kentucky Straight Rye Whiskey . It tends to steer away from the ‘YES BUT I ENJOYED IT SO IT MUST BE GOOD’ approach, which isn’t any use to you, and isn’t any use to us either, but seems to be the warcry of many other fellow keyboard mashers. 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