A.D. Laws Secale Straight Rye Whiskey
Secale Straight Rye takes its name from secale cereale, the Latin term for the rye grain. The unique terroir of the San Luis Valley in southern Colorado imparts a perfumed quality to the grain, while a mash consisting of 50% raw and 50% malted rye produces a whiskey that balances the cereal qualities of malted grain with the assertive spice profile of its raw counterpart. The final result is a distinctly nuanced rye whiskey unlike any other.
- Mash Bill: 95% heirloom rye, 5% heirloom barley
- Classic open air, sour mash fermentation
- Aged over two years in new, 53 gal, charred oak barrels
- Bottled at 100 proof
- Tasting Notes: Floral and perfumed on the nose with notes of baking spice and orange oil. Black tea, sweet mint, and stewed fig on the palate, with hints of orange blossom and salted toffee. Finishes with a lingering green peppercorn spice.