4 Gate Whiskey Firm Pronounces Launch #11

 “Ruby Rye Springs”

7 Yr Straight Rye Whiskey Completed in Ruby Port-Rum Casks

LOUISVILLE, KY, February 3rd, 2021- 4 Gate Whiskey is releasing its eleventh batch of whiskey, and as soon as once more presenting a preferred 7-Yr Outdated Indiana Straight Rye Whiskey, this time completed for forty two days in Ruby Port-Rum casks.

That is the third presentation of the identical underlying Rye Whiskey, following River Kelvin Rye (Batch 7) and Break up Stave™ by Kelvin (Batch 10).

This newest launch showcases the citrus and spice attribute of the sourced base spirit whereas including a fruity sweetness from the Ruby Port-Rum Casks.

The secondary casks initially have been initially used to mature ruby port, a fortified wine from Portugal by which the wine is faraway from barrels and saved in tanks to forestall additional growing older, leaving the ensuing product sweeter and brighter on the palate than different kinds of port wine. The barrels discovered a second use with Virago Spirits in Richmond, VA the place the barrels have been used to age a mix of rums, imparting them with a lush molasses sweetness that pairs excellently with the brilliant crimson fruit of the ruby port.

“The second we discovered these barrels, we knew what we have been doing with them,” Mentioned Chief Mixing Officer Invoice Straub, “They have been crying out for rye whiskey, and I actually suppose this is without doubt one of the greatest merchandise we’ve bottled.”

“These barrels have been off the charts,” Mentioned Chief Barrel Officer Bob D’Antoni, who sourced the barrels in collaboration with Kelvin Cooperage. “This rye is so good,” he mentioned, “I do know you’re going to like it.”

1,444 bottles have been produced at 113.4 proof at a advised retail worth of $185 every.

  •  Nostril:Fruit cake, tart gum drops, lemon and orange zest, and spicy rye.
  • Style: A candy tart crimson berry observe greets the tip of the tongue with a spicy black pepper flowing down the middle palate. Raspberries and blueberries encompass the periphery with a touch of citrus rounding out the style.
  • End: Medium-to-long, the black pepper and candy crimson fruits dominate the beginning, with candy molasses rounding out the viscous mouthfeel.

Straub and D’Antoni run the corporate because the Chief Mixing Officer and Chief Barrel Officer, respectively. With their roots in Louisville, Straub has leveraged his data of bourbon and the business as founder and Editor-In-Chief of ModernThirst.com since 2014. As a profitable native entrepreneur, D’Antoni has used his connections to determine relationships to get his palms on some terrific bourbon.

An area collaboration like this feeds into the 4 Gate Whiskey Firm philosophy: if you happen to begin with the very best whiskey, and leverage a number of the best-regarded specialists within the subject on the results of barrels, you wind up with an incredible whiskey that each connoisseurs and collectors alike will admire.

There are 1,444 bottles of this launch obtainable in February in Kentucky, Tennessee, and Georgia, and on-line by means of Seelbachs.com and BourbonOutfitter.com at a MSRP of $185.

4 Gate Whiskey Firm’s merchandise have been launched since 2019 to important acclaim, with batches 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 7, and eight receiving Whisky Advocate scores of 90 factors or larger, and varied well-regarded writers and on-line reviewers naming batches 1, 3, 4, 5, 6, and 10 amongst the highest 10 American whiskeys of 2019 and 2020.

4 Gate Whiskey Firm began in 2018 with the purpose of releasing a number of distinctive batches of whiskey merchandise annually. With its first product launch of 11-year-old Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey completed in sherry-rum casks in April 2019, the staff is happy to unveil the opposite small batch merchandise with distinctive finishes in years to return. Be taught extra at fourgatewhiskey.com, like us on Facebook.com and comply with us on Twitter @four_gate.

 Kelvin Cooperage, based in Glasgow, Scotland in 1963 and now primarily based in Louisville, KY, is a full-service family-owned cooperage supplying new and used barrels to wine, spirits, and beer producers world wide. For extra data, go to Kelvincooperage.com

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