WhistlePig PiggyBack Rye Whiskey is a new expression equipped towards making quality rye-style cocktails and one which serves as a final legacy of expressions created by late master distiller Dave Pickerell.
“On behalf of Dave Pickerell, and all of us here at WhistlePig, we are pleased to share with you the latest expression in our unparalleled offering of aged rye whiskeys, one of Dave’s final creations,” said Jeff Kozak, CEO, of WhistlePig, in a prepared statement. “WhistlePig PiggyBack Rye is a gift from Dave to his friends across the country and around the world, and of course, the bartenders who helped forge the WhistlePig brand from the very beginning.”
NOSE Fresh cinnamon, black peppercorn, a hint of tangerine and grapefruit zest
PALATE Powerfully spicy, with cocoa, cardamom and cured leather flavors
FINISH Wonderfully lengthy, with baking spices, vanilla and hints of citrus