Nose: The rye forms a beautiful base of vanilla, caramel and cinnamon; the port barrels enhance with plums and dried fruits; the French oak provides a spice accent.
Taste: A proper Christmas plum pudding with lovely mulling spices, dried fruits, and creme anglaise.
Finish: Long and fruity
Wine Enthusiast 98 points - This limited-edition blend of straight rye whiskeys finished in French oak and former port barrels offers huge, rounded notes of rich toffee, dark fruit, orange peel and mulling spices. It’s almost like a wintry whiskey punch in a bottle. The language on the label winks at Shakespeare, making this a special gift for a theater lover as well as a whiskey lover.
A limited release of Rendezvous® Rye finished in port and French oak barrels.
This is a very unique rye whiskey that tastes like the flavors of Christmas.
The name is a play on Shakespeares A Midsummer Nights Dream. When we first tasted this special whiskey, it seemed perfect for a really cold night, hence, A Midwinter Nights Dram.
|Class & Type: A blend of straight rye whiskeys, finished in port and French oak barrels.
Mashbill: 6-year old straight rye whiskey: 95% rye and 5% barley malt (LDI now MGP). The 16-year old straight rye: 80% rye, 10% corn, 10% barley malt (Barton Distillery).
|Around here, whiskey is considered a necessity for surviving the long, cold winters. One sip of A Midwinter Nights Dram, alongside a cozy fire, and dreary winter nights become warm and dream-like. Imagine a holiday gathering, filled with the scents of a proper Christmas pudding, lovely mulling spices, and creme anglais.
This limited release whiskey starts with our Rendezvous® Rye, which is then finished in port and French oak barrels. ‘Tis a sumptuous marriage of vanilla, caramel and cinnamon, enhanced with raisin and spice accents. So join us good ladies and gents. Gather ‘mongst thy family and friends, and raise thy glass to winters that are “Swift as a shadow, as short as any dream.