Hughes Brothers Belle of Bedford Barrel Proof Toasted 6 Year Rye Review
Distilled by MGP in Lawrenceburg, IN
Produced by Hughes Brothers Distillers
Mashbill: 95% rye, 5% malted barley
Age: 6 years 6 months
Finish: Medium toast American white oak
Nose 👃: Toffee. Black pepper. Tobacco. Orange zest.
Palate 👅: Twinge of dill that immediately fades. Vanilla. Black pepper. Baking spices. Caramel. Orange peel. Medium viscosity.
Finish 🏁: Black pepper. Orange peel. Tobacco. Long in length.
Overall thoughts? This is a fantastic take on Indiana rye whiskey. If you love 95/5 rye, you’re really going to appreciate this one. The toasted barrel is a very nice compliment to the whiskey.