American Whiskey - Rye

Redemption American Straight Rye Whiskey

From: Kentucky, United States Liquor Review Category: Rye American Whiskey

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Tier 2
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Redemption Rye whiskey is made from 95% rye for an authentic taste of the classic American whiskey. It is aged for at least 2 years in charred oak barrels.

>It is filed with the US Treasury Department as being produced by Strong Spirits, whom we list as the producer.

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This bottle has 11 ratings and 11 reviews.
Tango Tango (121)
Rating: 4.0 (2016-12-02)[Updated Review]
Redemption rye has a complex nose of rich oak,spice, pipe tobacco,spice ,vanilla , and caramel .The entry is spice, honey, clove, and cinnamon. The finish is sweet tea with honey with aftertaste of rye bread...It helps to let this whisky air for a few minutes. A very good rye whisky. An outstanding value . Only $20 dollars.It is my favorite bottom shelf rye whisky
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quantumboy7 quantumboy7 (47)
Rating: 5.0 (2016-10-14)
One of the best ryes in my cabinet. For sure, a fantastic value and very tasty!
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skorpitarius skorpitarius (22)
Rating: 4.0 (2016-07-06)
my favorite rye in the sub-$40 category . a step up from Dickel and Bulleit . nice heavy caramel-mint nose ...a bit of pleasant spice . was nice to sip with wee bit of distilled water and was nice to mix with sweet vermouth and/or cola/juices. (i tried many variations.) would love to try the aged versions.
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  • - Tango up voted your review on 2016-08-11.

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degbert degbert (206)
Rating: 3.0 (2015-07-26)
Straightforward. Nice spice and nice heat -- if there's a drawback, it's that it was too simple and lacked some complexity. More of a mixer than a straight rye; it had some definite positive flavor profile. Wish I could give it three and a half stars.
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Yankel W. Yankel W. (70)
Rating: 4.0 (2015-05-23)
A good rye, with good aroma. It is sweet and very smooth. A bit too sweet for me, but on occasion it suits my mood. The proof does not intrude, I think, since it is so sweetly smooth. Same source as some other ryes, which is not a problem for me. I don't make cocktails, etc. using just an ice cube or room temp straight.
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md_schneider md_schneider (11)
Rating: 5.0 (2014-11-22)
Great value for a solid, smooth rye.
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Tavonna Tavonna (7)
Rating: 4.0 (2014-11-20)
This is a light one- bright and sweet :) I enjoyed!
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decostrj decostrj (17)
Rating: 5.0 (2013-06-29)
Fantastic rye and a great value. On par with bottles more than twice the price. Perfect blend of sweet and spicy. Great buy! One of my favorites
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ProfessorCocktail ProfessorCocktail (68)
Rating: 4.0 (2011-10-03)
Redemption Rye is quite smooth and a bit sweet on the palate with some spice notes (think Christmas spices like ginger or clove.) As a sipping whiskey, it is a little hot at 92 proof and benefits from a splash of water or a few cubes of ice. Its true potential is best realized as a mixing whiskey -- it makes a fine Manhattan.
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Irishman Irishman (323)
Rating: 4.0 (2011-08-06)
This is a tasty, but very light rye whiskey. If you are just getting into rye whiskeys and dont want to jump into the heavy ryes, then this is a pretty good place to start.
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jaycamm jaycamm (8)
Rating: 3.0 (2011-04-05)
This baby is 95% rye. Its a little young tasting but interesting none the less. It smells of rye bread. It is a good reference to taste what rye contributes to other whiskies.
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