New Riff Single Barrel Bourbon

65% Corn 30% Rye 5% Malted Barley 110.7 Proof
Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey
New Riff Single Barrel Bourbon

New Riff Single Barrel

New Riff’s Single Barrel bourbon kicks off their inaugural expression with sugar and spice. These whiskey purveyors, best known for O.K.I., have managed to distill the holiday spirit and put it in a bottle. Coming in hot at 110.7 proof, The New Riff Single Barrel intends to warm your bones and showcase the loveliness of Fall and Winter flavors. This single barrel bourbon has been aged for four years and delivers the young and wild flavors that accompany whiskies of its age. These youthful expressions are both uniquely complex and command the expectation of future accomplishment. You know that feeling you had on Christmas eve as you waited for gifts under the tree? This pour gives us that same feeling and excites us for what New Riff has in store for the future. 

Tasting Notes for New Riff Single Barrel

Aroma:

-Pumpkin
-Oak
-Apple Spice
-Unabashed Youth
-Vanilla
-Clove, Cinnamon, Allspice
-Caramel & Brown Sugar
-Pie Crust
-Rye Effervescence
-Spearmint

Palate:

-Caramel Sweetness
-Lightly Metallic
-Creamy
-Ginger Spice
-Medium Body
-Long & Sweet Finish
-Very lightly dry
-Minimal Heat Considering Proof

Considering their first original offering, and their recently launched private barrel selection program, it is evident that New Riff intends to quickly generate interesting and original whiskey. Bent on creating “a new riff on an old tradition”, this bottle articulates their mission well; paying due to the old school while leaving plenty of room for exploration.

New Riff Single Barrel is an exciting bourbon, showing so much promise for this distillery. Given a few more years in casks, this expression will be a wonderful addition to any bar. If you are looking for something festive, hot, and exciting to bring to a holiday gathering, or trying to figure out who is included in the future of bourbon, be sure to try New Riff’s Single Barrel bourbon.

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