Cask-strength whiskies offer a lot to love, and this limited-edition Knob Creek is no exception. Huge flavor, bold body, and plenty of proof mean you can add ice or water to your heart’s desire without worrying about overwhelming the dram. At $70 and nearly 120 proof, this rye was a hit with Whisky Advocate’s blind tasting panel. For more details about Knob Creek Cask Strength Rye and the other 2018 winners, check out the full Top 20 list.
This virtual tasting features two examples of bottled in bond whiskey—that is, American whiskey from one distillation season and one distillery, aged in a federally bonded warehouse for at least four years, then bottled at exactly 100 proof.
This sommelier-led virtual tasting features two innovative American whiskies from Blackened that showcase how this brand uniquely utilizes black brandy finishing and Metallica-fueled sonic enhancement to create truly one-of-a-kind bourbon/rye blends.