Four Gate Whiskey Private Select Indiana Rye Whiskey 7-Year 118.1 Proof - Seelbach's Cask No. 556
Straight Rye Whiskey Finished in a New Toasted Cask by Kelvin Cooperage
Mash Bill: 95/5 Rye/Malted Barley
Proof: 118.1 Proof
Finish: 30-days New Toasted Cask by Kelvin Cooperage
Bottle Count: 174 bottles
Tasting Notes: The nose is waffles with syrup, cherries, white pepper and cinnamon with hints of wet grass. The palate is drying and slightly mouth-numbing. The finish is medium hot with a hint of herbs.
About: Four Gate Whiskey Company released their second annual private barrels. The 2022 barrels consisted of single barrel bottlings, 10-Year Indiana bourbon, 9-year-old Straight Rye Whiskey, 7-year-old Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey, and 7-year-old Straight Rye Whiskey. The barrels have been bottled either as private select casks purchased by stores and consumers, or as “selected by the CBOs of Four Gate, referring to Chief Barrel Officer, D’Antoni, and Chief Blending Officer, Straub. All the single barrel bottles have custom labels with custom-cut and burned wooden neck tags. Mash Bills of the Private Select Cask Rye is 95% Rye and 5% Malted Barley. The two Kentucky Straight bourbons share a mash bill of 75% Corn, 21% Rye, and 4% Malted Barley.