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Basil Hayden

Basil Hayden's 'Malted Rye' Kentucky Straight Rye Malt Whiskey

Basil Hayden's 'Malted Rye' Kentucky Straight Rye Malt Whiskey

Refined Rye Reimagined: Basil Hayden's Malted Rye Kentucky Straight Rye Malt Whiskey

Basil Hayden's Malted Rye Kentucky Straight Rye Malt Whiskey is a distinguished addition to the rye whiskey landscape, offering a novel take that marries unexpected softness with a 100% malted rye mash bill. This release stands as a testament to the innovative spirit of Basil Hayden, introducing a whiskey that delights with a more refined edge to the rye experience.

A Symphony of Aromas and Tastes

Crafted with precision, Basil Hayden Malted Rye unfolds a bouquet of delicate floral and dill aromas enriched by undercurrents of oak and caramel and a whisper of spice. The palate is treated to an elegant dance of cinnamon sweetness, vanilla richness, and the comforting essence of toasted rye bread, leading to a finish that gently reveals notes of chocolate and warm spice. The light amber hue of the whiskey perfectly encapsulates its masterful malted profile and impeccably balanced spice.

Masterfully Malted, Perfectly Spiced

Basil Hayden Malted Rye redefines the rye category with its unique approach, employing a malting process that softens the rye grain's inherent spiciness, resulting in a whiskey that offers a mellower spice complemented by sweet and floral notes. Bottled at 80 proof, this whiskey ensures a rounded, approachable, and refined taste experience, making it a versatile addition to any whiskey enthusiast's collection.

Cocktail Craft: The Malted Louisville

Elevate your cocktail experience with The Malted Louisville, a concoction that harmoniously blends the unique characteristics of Basil Hayden Malted Rye with the warmth of baking spice, the zest of dried orange, and the creamy sweetness of vanilla. This cocktail, inspired by the vibrant spirit of Louisville, is a tribute to the art of whiskey-making and cocktail craft.

Ingredients and Preparation:

  • 2 parts Basil Hayden® Malted Rye
  • 3/4 part Dry Curacao
  • 1/4 part allspice dram
  • Orange peel for garnish

Simply combine the whiskey, Curacao, and allspice dram in a mixing glass with ice. Stir until well-chilled, strain into a rocks glass over a large ice cube, and garnish with an orange peel, expressing the oils over the drink for an aromatic finish.

Basil Hayden's Malted Rye Kentucky Straight Rye Malt Whiskey is not just a drink; it's an invitation to explore rye whiskey's nuanced and sophisticated side, perfect for moments of reflection, celebration, and culinary exploration. Cheers to the journey of taste and tradition with every sip of Basil Hayden Malted Rye.


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