Despite being corn-based, bourbon owes much of its flavor to other grains.
Our Kentucky Peerless High Rye Mash has a higher percentage of rye grain,
emphasizing its sweet & spicy contribution.
The Kentucky Peerless High Rye Bourbon release will take place at the Peerless distillery at 120 North 10th Street, Louisville, KY 40202 on Saturday, April 15, 2023.
Bottles will be available on a first-come-first-served basis. Bottle signings will be offered throughout the event. The first 200 bottles sold will be specially labeled and hand-numbered.
Peerless High Rye Bourbon is the first Peerless release to be crafted with a wholly unique mash bill since their Peerless Bourbon and Peerless Rye. Up until this release, the Peerless mash bill has remained consistent through their Bourbon and Barrel Finished Bourbon offerings. The new mash bill introduces a higher rye content than previous Bourbon offerings.
This Peerless High Rye Bourbon release offers a savory nose highlighting warm seasoned oak, leather, and citrus. Cedar, dark fruit, and sweet grasses further develop the complex aroma. The first sip boasts candied oak topped with toasted sugar and charred orange. A bright tea freshness emerges from the sweetness and a thick mouthfeel. Another sip adds warm leather and rich tobacco to the profile—the competing sweet and earthy notes tussle in an exciting finish.
After the success of various award-winning Bourbon and Rye expressions, Peerless continued to innovate with an altered mash bill and ultimately make the High Rye Bourbon expression a regular offering.