Rossville Union Straight Rye Barrel Proof


Classification: Straight Rye

Company: MGP

Distillery: MGP

Release Date: Ongoing

Proof: 112.6

Age: NAS (Company website states 5 and 6 years old)

Mashbill: Blend of MGP’s 51% Rye, 45% Corn, 4% Malted Barley and 95% Rye, 5% Malted Barley mashbills

Color: Copper

MSRP: $70 (2020)

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Rye spice | Straw | Hint of citrus | Summer fruits | Bold and straightforward


Rye grain | Fresh baked bread | Candied summer fruit | Apricot | Spicy with a gentle sweetness


Rye spice | Vanilla | Oak | Leather | Twinge of pure alcohol | Lingering mild anise aftertaste


At 112.6 this is understandably bold, but not to the degree I thought it would be. And that’s a good thing. This is a fruit-forward, sweet and savory rye that drinks well. It also features a unique flavor agent that I had a hard time pinning down, unsure if it’s yeasty, herbal, floral, or just anise note intensifying during its finish. Regardless, this is an enjoyable barrel proof rye that packs punch, but doesn't gut punch you like some high proof rye whiskeys often do.

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: Eric Hasman

August 17, 2020
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