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Manifest Straight Rye

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Classification: Straight Rye

Company: Manifest Distilling

Distillery: Manifest Distilling

Release Date: Ongoing

Proof: 100

Age: 2 Years

Mashbill: 60% Rye, 40% Wheat

Color: Mahogany

MSRP: $45 (2021)

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NOSE

Pine | Rye grain | Oak | Youthful grain | Fresh baked bread | Hint of anise | Youthful & effervescent

palate

Brown sugar | Peppery rye spice | Bundt cake | Caramel | Oak | Syrup | A slurry of sweet & spice

finish

Rye spice | Leather | Pine sap | Light peppercorn | Hints of caramel | Light & short

uniqueness
value
overall

When people think of Florida, most think of Disney, oranges, beaches, and seniors. However, one thing that doesn’t readily jump to mind is whiskey. Manifest Distilling is trying to change that mentality. Based in Jacksonville, Manifest Distilling was founded in September 2016 with a focus on organic products when possible. Their Straight Rye is full of typical rye flavors, however due in part to the wheat they mix in, there is a distinct swirl of sweetness found throughout its overall funky sip. Straight Rye seems to be joining a recent trend of youthful but funky ryes that are worth seeking out for those looking to try something new.

The bottle being reviewed is bottle #1165 from Batch 17.

The sample used for this review was provided to us at no cost courtesy its respective company. We thank them for allowing us to review it with no strings attached.
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Written By: Jordan

May 3, 2021
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