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R6 Single Malt Whiskey

CAPSULE REVIEW
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Classification: Malt Whiskey

Company: R6 Distillery

Distillery: R6 Distillery

Release Date: Ongoing

Proof: 86

Age: 1 Year

Mashbill: 100% Barley Malt (Website states a combination of peated malt, distiller’s malt, chocolate malt, and coffee malt)

Color: Light Gold with an Orange Hue

MSRP: $65 (2021)

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NOSE

Dark chocolate | Black coffee | Dark cherries | Crisp apple | Very rich & aromatic delivery

palate

Toffee | Honey-drenched raisins | Chocolate macchiato | Tobacco | Hint of peat | Quite flavorful

finish

Slight heat develops | Cayenne pepper | Chocolate | Lingering malty note

uniqueness
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Located in the Los Angeles sprawl, only a mile from the Pacific Ocean, R6 Distillery maintains a focus on the quality of the spirits they produce. Having tasted an increasing number of American single malts, many of which are relatively young, I am starting to really get behind the movement. I’m partial to single malts with rich chocolatey flavors, and R6 Single Malt Whiskey highlights those in the best way. At only 86 proof, it is shockingly flavorful, with loads of rich chocolate, coffee, and toffee flavors amidst a sweet but savory sip. Don’t let its 1 year age statement fool you, if this kind of flavor profile is your jam, R6 Single Malt delivers.

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: Nick

September 23, 2021
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